Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Dr. James Patrick lecture in Dallas. Thursday, June 2.

A Liberal Arts Education in the Oxford Tradition.

presented by:
The Walsingham Society

For lovers of great ideas and great conversations -- and rare opportunities in learning and the arts --the Walsingham Society, a new center of culture and critical thinking, announces its inaugural Thursday night Salon, June 2, 2011, 7:30 pm, at the Church of the Holy Cross, Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Patrick, founder and former president of Fort Worth’s College of St. Thomas More and author of the “Magdalen Metaphysicals” will speak on “The Idea of a University: Education in the Oxford Tradition.”

Thomas Shivone, age 21, who entered Philadelphia’s famed Curtis Institute of Music as its youngest vocal student, will perform selections from “The Marriage of Figaro.” A wine reception follows. Mr. Shivone will also headline a Walsingham Society Concert on July 15, open to the public.

Future lectures will include founding member of the Walsingham Society, Mary Moorman Armstrong. Mary is an expert in the interaction between religious legal systems and medieval and contemporary Christian theology. A cum laude graduate of Boston University School of Law, Mary also holds a Masters of Art in Religion from Yale University and is a doctoral candidate and lecturer in systematic theology at Southern Methodist University. Her topic will be: Leisure the Basis of Culture: Judeo-Christian Concepts.

The Walsingham Society begins its first summer lecture series with a lecture by Dr. Patrick at Dallas’s Church of the Holy Cross, located at Herschel and Douglas on June 2. Lectures are Thursdays at 7 p.m.

For more information call Brinton Smith at 817-925-5658 or visit the website: http://walsinghamsociety.com


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