Wilkes-Barre, Pa. – Religious scholar Dr. Anita Houck willexplore the conversation between Catholic Christian theology and the lived experience of single adultsduring two upcoming public lectures at King’s College. Houck is the 33rd speaker in the history of theMoreau Lectures series at King’s.
Houck will discuss “The Fourth Vocation: A Spirituality of Single Life” and “What the Church Can Learn from Single Life.”
Houck is associate professor and chair of religious studies and director of the College’s Writing Proficiency Program at Saint Mary’s College at Notre Dame, Ind. She earned a doctorate from the University of Chicago Divinity School and a Masters in Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education.She is a graduate of Wesleyan University.
The King’s College Moreau Lecture Series is named in honor of Blessed Father Basil Anthony Moreau, founder of the Holy Cross Congregation which established King’s College. Saint Mary’s College, where Houck is on faculty, was founded by the Sisters of the Holy Cross, who were also founded by Blessed Basil Moreau.
The Moreau Lecture Series brings renowned theologians to the King’s campus to address issues of social justice, peace, morality and Catholic identity as well as other subjects relevant to the lives of students, Catholics, and all other people concerned with the significant issues facing the Church and society.
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