by d. w. horstkoetter
“Thinking Aloud and Discussion with Fr. Fredrick Brenk on Late Antiquity and Modern Political Life: Church and State as Revealed in The Acts of the Apostles” is now Friday, April 27 at 3:30-5 in Seminar Room 301 (Raynor).
Frederick E. Brenk, S.J., is emeritus ordinarius professor for New Testament History (the Greek and Roman background of the Hellenistic books of the Old Testament, and the New Testament) of the Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome. He is the author and co-editor of numerous books and the author of a large number of articles in in this area, in particular on Plutarch, on Middle Platonism, on Greek Religion, and on the Isis Cult. At the present time he is preparing an article on Plutarch for the Oxford Handbook to the Second Sophistic. He has been a visiting fellow at St. Edmund’s College, Cambridge, and was the Brenninkmeijer-Werhahn visiting professor at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem during the month of November, 2011.