Suffering is a universal reality and affects us all either on our own or through those we love or in historical or natural catastrophes. Even culture has ways of responding to suffering. Three classic ways will be discussed in the lecture—Greek tragedies, Buddhism and Christianity.
David Tracy, Andrew Thomas Greeley and Grace McNichols Greeley Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Catholic Studies and Professor of Theology and the Philosophy of Religions; Professor in the Committee on Social Thought
Tracey received the 2008 Graham School Excellence in Teaching Award.