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WHAT:             Quasten Medal Recipient to Deliver Lecture on ‘The Death of Jesus’


WHEN:             4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 19


WHERE:           The Catholic University of America

                        Monsignor Stephen P. Happel Room (Caldwell Hall - room 100)

                        620 Michigan Ave., N.E.

                        Washington, D.C.


DETAILS:         Rev. John R. Donahue, S.J., will receive CUA’s Johannes Quasten Medal for Excellence in Scholarship and Leadership in Religious Studies and deliver a lecture titled “The Death of Jesus: Reviewing the History.” Father Donahue is the Raymond E. Brown Distinguished Professor of New Testament Studies at St. Mary’s Seminary and University, Baltimore, Md. A past president of the Catholic Biblical Association of America, he has participated in several national and international ecumenical dialogues.


The Quasten Medal — the only academic award given by CUA’s School of Theology and Religious Studies — is named after Rev. Johannes Quasten, a religious studies professor who taught at CUA for more than 30 years until his retirement in 1979. Father Quasten published more than 100 books and articles and is best known for his four-volume “Patrology,” a standard reference in the field of patrology (a branch of historical theology).


The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 202-319-5683.


SPONSOR:       School of Theology and Religious Studies





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