2009
Illness forces cancellation of Visiting Scholar in Catholic Thought lectures

Illness forces cancellation of Visiting Scholar in Catholic Thought lectures
February 20, 2009

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Benedictine University has cancelled two public lectures by John F. Haught, Ph.D., Senior Fellow of Science and Religion at the Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University, after the author and educator became ill while lecturing in South Carolina recently. Haught was scheduled to present two lectures at Benedictine University as part of the Visiting Scholar in Catholic Thought program sponsored by the Department of Theology and the College of Liberal Arts. The lectures were scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4 in Scholl Hall Room 101, and at 12:20 p.m. on Thursday, March 5 in Scholl Hall Room 101. No information on whether the lectures will be rescheduled is available.

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