CONTACT: MARY GERAGHTY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-00011; fax (319) 384-0024
Boston College philosopher to speak at UI Sept. 19-20
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Peter Kreeft, a professor of philosophy at Boston
College, will discuss the question, "Can Society Survive Moral Relativism"
in a public lecture Friday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Buchanan Hall in the
UI Pappajohn Business Administration Building.
The lecture is part of the Geneva Lecture Series in cooperation with
the UI Lecture Committee, Mustard Seed Catholic Books, and more than 20
local churches and student organizations.
Kreeft is a popular Christian speaker and the author of 38 books on
topics including biblical studies, philosophical questions, moral relativism,
and heaven and hell. Kreeft is also an expert on C.S. Lewis and has written
three books about him.
While he is in Iowa City, Kreeft will participate in a symposium, "What
Christians Can Learn from Confucius, Buddha, Muhammed, and Moses,"
which will be Sept. 19 at 3 p.m. in the English-Philosophy Building. He
will also lead a workshop on Christian apologetics Sept. 20 from 9 a.m.-12
p.m. in the Illinois Room of the Iowa Memorial Union.
All presentations are open to the public; however, advance registration
and a $5 donation are requested for the workshop. For registration or other
information, contact Jason Chen, Campus Minister, at (319) 341-0007.