Works of the Mind: Responses to Suffering: Greek Tragedy and the Religions 3/12/2017

Event Address: 

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602

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

Instructor: 

David Tracy

David Tracy
Andrew Thomas Greeley and Grace McNichols Greeley Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Roman Catholic Studies, Professor of Theology, Professor Emeritus in the Committee on the Analysis of Ideas and Methods & the Committee on Social Thought

Tracey received the 2008 Graham School Excellence in Teaching Award.

Course Code: 

BPWOTM
17W3

Dates: 

March 12, 2017
1:00 PM

Tuition: 

$0.00
Unlimited slots available