Theologian to address women's equality

Location: Walker Recital Hall
Oct 2, 2013 @ 7:30 PM - 12:00 AM

 Noted Catholic moral theologian Lisa Sowle Cahill, Ph.D., will speak Wednesday, Oct. 2, on “Aquinas and Natural Law: Resources for Women’s Equality.” Her presentation, sponsored by Mercyhurst’s Center for Mercy and Catholic Studies, is set for 7:30 p.m. in Walker Recital Hall. It is free and open to the public. Cahill believes that Aquinas’ approach to justice, human dignity and the common good offers support for the cause of women’s equality. “To deny women’s personal and social equality is a violation of human dignity and the common good and is a sin, which implies that we can and ought to change it,” she told a recent audience. Read more.
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