Faith Adoring the Mystery: Reading the Bible with St. Ephraem the Syrian

Faith Adoring the Mystery: Reading the Bible with St. Ephraem the Syrian

Faith Adoring the Mystery: Reading the Bible with St. Ephraem the Syrian

Faith Adoring the Mystery: Reading the Bible with St. Ephraem the Syrian

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The annual Père Marquette Lecture in Theology commemorates the missions and explorations of Père Jacques Marquette, S.J. (1637-75). The 1997 lecture is the twenty-eigth in the series begun in 1969 under the auspices of the Marquette University Department of Theology.

The Joseph A. Auchter Family Endowment Fund has endowed the lecture series. Joseph Auchter (18941986), a native of Milwaukee, was a banking and paper industry executive and a long-time supporter of education. The fund was established by his children as a memorial to him.

SIDNEY H. GRIFFITH, S.T.

The lecture for 1997 is given by Sidney H. Griffith, S.T. Fr. Griffith was born in 1938 in Gaithersburg, Maryland. After attending the Holy Trinity Mission Seminary, in Winchester, Virginia, he was ordained a priest (Missionary Servant of the Most Holy Trinity) in 1965. Fr. Griffith went on to receive his Licentiate in Theology from The Catholic University of America (CUA), in 1967; he received his Ph.D., in the area of Syriac and Mediæval Arabic, from CUAs' Department of Semitic and Oriental Languages and Literatures in 1977. Fr. Griffith has taught at CUA since 1977; since 1984, he has been the director of CUA's Graduate . . .

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