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Calling Ourselves Crusaders

What's in a Name?

Date of Event: April 11, 2017

The Panelists: Rev. John F. Baldovin, S.J., ’69, professor of historical and liturgical theology at Boston College; Sahar Bazzaz, associate professor of history;  Mark P. Freeman, Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Society, psychology; Kendy M. Hess, associate professor of philosophy; Vickie Langohr, associate professor and chair of political science; and Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies. Thomas M. Landy, director of the McFarland Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture, moderates the discussion.

About the Discussion: Faculty panelists draw from their academic disciplines and personal experience to consider what it means to call ourselves Crusaders and if the name is an appropriate moniker to represent Holy Cross in the current context. The discussion follows a lecture by Kevin Madigan ’82, Winn Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Harvard Divinity School, on the history and historiography of the Crusades.

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