The Evolving Theology of Creation

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Professor Robert Louis Wilken will be speaking on the subject of the Theology of Creation in a presentation "The Beauty of Centipedes and Toads."

Date & Time:

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
JUNE 18-20, 2014; JUNE 18TH, 7:30 p.m. - FREE/OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



Owens Science Hall, 3M Auditorium

For more information:

Please contact Anne Michalak at

‌The newly established Center for Theological Formation at The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity is honored to host Professor Robert Louis Wilken on Wednesday, June 18.  Professor Wilken is a Distinguished Fellow of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology.

Dr. Wilken is the author of 10 books, including The Spirit of Early Christian Thought: Seeking the Face of God (Yale, 2003), Remembering the Christian Past (Eerdmans, 1995), and The Christians as the Romans Saw Them (Yale, 1984).  He is also the translator, along with Paul Bowers, of On the Cosmic Mystery of Jesus Christ.  Selected Writings from St. Maximus the Confessor (St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2003).  His work is the subject of the festschrift, In Dominico eloquio: Essays on Patristic Exegesis in Honor of Robert Louis Wilken, edited by Paul M. Blowers (Eerdmans, 2002).

We are especially pleased to host this lecture in collaboration with Catholic Rural Life, a national organization dedicated to Catholic rural communities, their spiritual development and their vocation to till and to keep the earth.  Together, The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity has been hosting academic seminars and lectures on the fundamental questions about the meaning of creation and our vocation as stewards of the earth, including centipedes and toads.

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.