St Cuthbert’s Lecture

On Thursday 9th March at 7.00pm Rik Van Nieuwenhove,  Professor of Medieval Theology at Durham University’s Centre for Catholic Studies,  will give a  lecture on “The Beauty and Significance of Jan van Ruusbroec’s mystical theology of the Trinity.” The Blessed Jan van Ruusbroec  (1293-1381) was a spiritual author of the Low Countries who developed an attractive and highly original spirituality, which influenced Spanish, French, English and German spirituality in the early-modern period. Ruusbroec describes the mystery of the Trinity as “an ebbing, flowing sea”, forever drawing us in into itself through a life of interiority and sending us out into the world through a life of charitable activity. The public lecture will outline Ruusbroec’s thought and how it is relevant to this day.

The lecture will also be available on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/live/bV58Cm8Ay0M?feature=share

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