“Why do you stand outside?”: Hospitality and the Stranger
With a series of lectures and live musical performances by the parish chorale, the DHC investigates what it means to welcome the stranger. From ananalysis of the ambivalent role played by three biblical strangers who also happen to be the only three women mentioned in the genealogy of Christ, to providing “deep access” to those in our community who are differently abled, to pondering the ways in which the portrait in the history of art might offer an access to empathy, we will think together about the religious, philosophical, artistic, and ethical-political conceptions of strangers, refugees, foreigners, immigrants, and neighbors—and what it means to offer sincere hospitality.
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Robert Beatty and the Saint Vincent de Paul Chamber Chorale
Christina M. Gschwandtner, Professor of Philosophy, Fordham University
Amy M. Mooney, Associate Professor of Art History, Columbia College, Chicago
Thomas E. Reynolds, Associate Professor of Theology, Emmanuel College, University of Toronto
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. – Lectures and Performances • 9:00 – 9:30 p.m. – Wine and Cheese Reception Sponsored by Saint Vincent de Paul Parish