Theology on Tap with Dr. Larry Hufford
Where: The Pub at St. Mary's University - 1 Camino Santa Maria St., San Antonio, TX 78228
Gather to hear a dynamic presentation and Q&A on relevant Catholic topics and issues in an informal setting.
Theology on Tap: August 2019
Thursday, August 22, 2019
7:00 PM; The Pub at St. Mary's University
(1 Camino Santa Maria St.,San Antonio, TX 78228 -- Interactive Campus Map)
Parking on the St. Mary’s University campus requires a Parking Pass. Email JC Carreno to receive a pass for use in Parking Lot D.
Presenter: Dr. Larry Hufford
Topic: Children of the World in an Age of Globalization
Dr. Hufford will address the inadequacy of understanding globalization without a faith foundation. Young Catholics ought to be well-versed in Papal Encyclicals, Catholic Social Teaching, and the words of Pope John XXIII, Pope John Paul II, and Pope Francis as they relate to an understanding of globalization rooted in justice and charity. Dr. Hufford will introduce the Economy of Communion movement and show photographs of children taken in his work abroad as they relate to globalization.
About the Presenter: Larry Hufford, Ph.D. is Professor of Political Science at St. Mary’s University. For the past decade he has chaired the Department of International Relations. Prior to joining the St. Mary’s faculty in 1993, Dr. Hufford taught Political Science and Peace and Justice Studies at Incarnate Word College. Hufford has been invited to lecture at universities in Australia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Bangladesh, Mexico, England, Spain, Taiwan and Sweden. Beginning in 1986 Larry traveled to El Salvador, Nicaragua and Guatemala over twenty five times to research causes of war, the impact on the civilian population and the environment. From 1996 to 2006 he traveled to Bangladesh nine times to work with a NGO on rural sustainable development. He has also conducted research with indigenous populations in Bolivia and North Eastern India and in Haiti and Cuba. He received his doctorate from the London School of Economics and Political Science, England. Larry has also been involved with local nonprofits especially with Merced Housing of Texas.