"Sophia Lectures": Donald W. Mitchell

16 maggio 2014


Loppiano Auditorium – 6:00pm


The lecture will be transmitted via DIRECT STREAMING in English at this link.



Friday May 16, 2014, at 6:00 pm, at the Auditorium in Loppiano, Sophia University Institute will have as guest Donald W. Mitchell, Professor Emeritus of Asian and Comparative Philosophy of Purdue University (Indiana - USA).


Prof. Mitchell, known expert on Buddhism and on Christian-Buddhist  dialogue, is the author of various books, amongst which "Kenosi and Nothing absolute: a dynamic of spiritual life in Buddhism and in Christianity" (Città Nuova, 1993), through which he brings into focus the need for mutual and creative understanding between the great religions in our global society. 


He has since directed various groups of dialogue and interreligious studies, one of which is the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies, which he helped found. In these past years he has presented his research in numerous International conventions. At present, he is a consultant for the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and for the North American Episcopal Conference.


Prof. Mitchell will present the lectio magistralis for "Sophia Lectures" entitled:"At the Frontier of Christian-Buddhist dialogue".


The event is open to all.



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