The Roman Forum Lectures in Church History 2010–2011
Division, Despair & the Torturous Road to Recovery
From the Western Schism to the Fall of Constantinople
John C. Rao
(D. Phil., Oxford)
Associate Professor of History, St. John’s University
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All sessions will meet on
Sundays, at 2:30 p.m.
(See schedule below for specific dates of lectures.)
University Church of St. Joseph
371 Sixth Avenue
New York, N.Y.
The entrance to the Church Hall is on Washington Place, south of Waverly Place.
Subway: A, B, C, D, E, F, V to West 4th Street.
Sorrows, Anxieties, and Hopes of the 1370s
Urban VI & the Onset of the Schism
A Tale of Two Papacies
Via Facti, Via Conventionis, Via Concessionis
Including a talk by Professor John Médaille (University of Dallas) on his new book, Toward a Truly Free Market.
From the Triple Papacy to the Council of Constance
Martin V & the Troubled Return to Rome
Special Lecture: Dr. David Allen White
Charles Dickens & the Evils of Modernity (click here for details)
Two Roads to Recovery, High and Low
The Complex Hussite Movement
The Growing Pains of Renaissance Humanism
Humanism, Politics, Education, and the Papal Court
Devotio Moderna & Catholic Spiritual Life
The Renaissance: Enrichment & Second Childhood
The Turkish Threat & Byzantine Dilemmas
Crusade, Reunion, and the Council of Ferrara-Florence
The Fall of Constantinople