Fr. Philipp Renczes, SJ, PhD
"A Theology of Judaism in 7th Century Byzantium: Maximus the Confessor"
Thursday, Nov. 8 at 4 p.m.
Cudahy Hal,l 001
Free and Open to the Public
(Reception and Refreshments following)
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Fr. Renczes is the 2007-2008 holder of the Francis B. Wade, S.J., Chair at Marquette University, teaching on the undergraduate level in the fall of 2007.
Fr. Philipp Gabriel Renczes, S.J., Ph.D., born in 1964 in Stuttgart, Germany, received a doctorate in “Histoire des Religions et Anthropologie Religieuse” in 1999 from the Sorbonne (Paris), writing his dissertation on the topic, “Human liberty: the concept of “habitus” in the theological anthropology of Maximus the Confessor.” In the same year he also earned a doctorate in theology from the Institut Catholique de Paris, writing on the topic, “The Activity of God: The concept of operation in the theological anthropology of St. Maximus the Confessor.” Since 2000 Fr. Renczes has been a member of the theology faculty at the Gregorian University in Rome.