St. Thomas Meets Richard Dawkins – Aquinas on God, Faith and Religion

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Please join us for a look at what St. Thomas Aquinas would say to atheist Richard Dawkins today. This presentation is designed to appeal to a wide audience of interested students, religious and the broader community.  It can be both an accessible introduction to St. Thomas and an enjoyable application for those already invested in […]

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“Ecce Homo” Art Exhibit Opening

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Blackfriars Gallery at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology will open its latest exhibit on October 15 at 2pm with a light reception. “Ecce Homo: Devotional Expressions of Hardship and Healing in the Americas” is inspired by Pontius Pilate’s proclamation in John 19:5 after scourging Jesus — “Behold the man,” and explores questions of […]

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Dominican Colloquia in Berkeley

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Person, Soul and Consciousness: Philosophical and Theological Perspectives How do philosophical insights into the human person illumine topics within theology? How do recent developments in theology present challenges or opportunities for philosophical research into consciousness, person, and the soul? This year’s colloquium from July 12-15, 2017 at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology and […]

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College of Fellows Symposium

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology will host its annual Convocation of the College of Fellows on January 27-28, 2017. This year’s event will feature a symposium entitled “The Stewardship of Knowledge and Evangelization in Our Culture: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives,” with over 20 experts from various fields presenting on education, the arts, science, business, law, technology […]

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DSPT Aquinas Lecture 2016

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

This year’s Aquinas lecture at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology on Tuesday, February 23 at 7:30pm will feature Fr. Olivier-Thomas Venard, O.P., speaking on Life, Language and Christ: A Thomistic Approach. Fr. Olivier-Thomas is a New Testament professor and Vice Director of the École Biblique et Archéologique Française de Jérusalem. His presentation will […]

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DSPT College of Fellows Convocation

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

On January 30 at 1:30pm, the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology will host its annual Convocation of the College of Fellows. This year’s featured presenters include: Patrick Brennan, Bill Cox and John Denniston. Patrick Brennan is a legal scholar and professor at Villanova University. Reflecting on the law as it is understood in our our Catholic tradition, he […]

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DSPT Jubilee KickOff — Early Lay Dominican Lecture

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

The Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology will begin its celebration of the Order of Preacher’s 800th Jubilee with a lecture by Fr. Augustine Thompson, O.P., on November 18 at 7:30pm. Entitled, “New Perspectives on Early Lay Dominicans: Our Changing Understanding of the Black Penitents and Dominican Third Order in the Middle Ages,” Fr. Augustine’s presentation […]

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The Traveling Philosopher

Friday, August 21, 2015

Earlier this summer, Fr. Michael Dodds, O.P., one of our professors at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology (DSPT) in Berkeley, was invited to present at two conferences which attracted a number of esteemed scholars. He shares his experience below: The first conference occurred at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, where I spent an enjoyable […]

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DSPT Graduation

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology’s 83rd Commencement ceremony is scheduled for May 23rd at 1pm. With 25 students earning certificates and degrees, and three distinguished individuals being inducted into the College of Fellows, the event now requires an RSVP. Learn more about the graduates, the new Fellows, and how to reserve your place at dspt.edu/graduation2015.

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