Vatican II: Of Happy Memory - And Hope?

Benjamin Tonna Lecture 2002 by Prof Nicholas Lash

    • Vatican II: Of Happy Memory - And Hope

      Benjamin Tonna Lecture 2002 by Nicholas Lash
      Norris-Hulse Professor Emeritus of Divinity,
      University of Cambridge, U.K.

      Nicholas Lash is the Norris-Hulse Professor Emeritus of Divinity at the University of Cambridge, England.  He has earned his doctorate from Cambridge in 1972, the second of four graduate degrees he holds from the same University.  He has been a Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge, from 1988 through 2001 when he assumed Emeritus status.  Professor Lash has lectured in 16 countries, in five continents, and has taught for extended stints at such revered institutions as the University of Notre Dame, the University of San Francisco, University of Virginia, Boston College and Duke University.  He has provided editorial services for Concilium, Ex Auditu, Modern Theology and Religious Studies.  His theological expertise has enhanced the Roman Catholic Theological Commission for England and Wales (1968 - 1975).  He served as President of the Committee of the Catholic Theological Association of Great Britain from 1988 to 1990 when he was also a member of the Committee of the European Society for Catholic Theology.  He is one of Discern's International Advisors.
      Professor Lash has written eleven books, including the widely acclaimed Easter in Ordinary, edited five others, and composed some 350 essays, articles and reviews for various journals.  His clarity and ability to remain faithful to the most profound understanding of the Church's teachings make his writings both a joy and a challenge.