Faculty Spotlight

Rita George-Tvrtkovic

Dr. Rita George-Tvrtkovic,
has published Christians, Muslims, and Mary: A History
(Paulist Press, April 2018),
She is the director of Interreligious Dialogue at the University, and a former director of the Chicago Archdiocese Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs.



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Upcoming Events

12th Annual Faith and Reason Symposium
Main Campus in Lisle
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Event Details

12th Annual Faith and Reason Symposium

Date: March 29

Time: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Birck Hall Atrium/Tellabs Auditorium

Event Sponsor: the Department of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies

Contact: Lynn Dransoff    630-829-6250    ldransoff@ben.edu

Event Description:

Schedule of Events:

8:00 - 8:50   Registration and Refreshments
9:00 - 11:30 Morning Panel
11:30 - 1:00 Lunch and Keynote with William French
1:15 - 3:30   Afternoon Panel

Register at www.ben.edu/faith

Baccalaureate Mass and Hooding Ceremony
Main Campus in Lisle
Event Details

Baccalaureate Mass and Hooding Ceremony

Date: May 10

Time: All Day

Campus: Lisle

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