Dr. Peter Kreeft to Speak at St. Paul’s Church in Cranston


CRANSTON — Peter Kreeft, Ph.D., professor of Philosophy at Boston College, will speak on “Spiritual Warfare: How People of Faith Can Combat Unholy Influences in Society,” on Sunday, Oct. 2, at 3 p.m., at St. Paul’s School Auditorium, 1789 Broad St., Cranston
A convert to the Catholic church from Calvinism, Dr. Kreeft has been a major literary force in the world of English-language Catholic apologetics for several decades. He has authored more than 100 books including Handbook of Catholic Apologetics and Because God Is Real.
He holds an undergraduate and master’s degree from Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Fordham University in New York City. In addition to Boston College, he has taught both undergraduate and graduate courses at a variety of American universities and colleges covering subjects such as philosophy, religion, ethics, as well as Socrates, Plato, Pascal, C.S. Lewis, St. Augustine and St. Thomas Aquinas. His scholarship has impacted modern religious thinking and the preaching and writings of many prominent Catholic and Christian theologians for more than 60 years. For more information on his work, visit his website, www.peterkreeft.com.
Several of Dr. Kreeft’s best-selling books will be available for sale and a book signing and light refreshments will follow his talk.
Contact St. Paul Church rectory for information on how to purchase tickets, 401-461-5734.
This is the first in a series of programs celebrating the 100th Anniversary of St. Paul’s School, which opened in Fall 1922, and graduated its first class in the spring of 1923.