Lecture to explore theology of non-violence

Drawing on his monastic experiences and dialogue with Eastern religions, Catholic thinker Thomas Merton developed a theology of non-violence, which is the subject of a free public lecture in Assumption University’s Freed-Orman Centre on Thursday, November 24, at 4:30 p.m.

Norman King – professor emeritus in the UWindsor Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures; Assumption University’s Stephen Jarislowsky Chair in Religion and Conflict; and director of the School of Theology at Iona College – will explore “Thomas Merton on Non-Violence.”

The event is sponsored by the Centre for Religion and Culture, Assumption University. Discussion and refreshments will follow Dr. King’s presentation.