A Carnal Love of Concepts or a Work of Mercy? The Intellectual Life and the Dominican Vocation
Chicago, IL 60637
Gilles Emery, OPUniversity of Fribourg, Switzerland
co-sponsored by the Committee on Social Thought and the Program in Medieval Studies
In the Order of Preachers (Dominicans), study has a central place as it is an integral part of the religious life itself. What is the aim of studying theology and other sciences within a Christian vocation?
Gilles Emery, OP, was born and grew up in the Swiss Alps. He is Professor of Dogmatic Theology at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. His publications include La Trinite Creatrice; Trinity in Aquinas; Trinity, Church, and the Human Person: Thomistic Essays; The Trinitarian Theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas; and The Trinity: An Introduction to Catholic Doctrine on the Triune God.