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Lecture at St. John's Explores Works by Chekhov and C. S. Lewis
FOR RELEASE: January 9, 2013
CONTACT: Gregory Shook, 410-626-2539
St. John’s College tutor Michael Grenke will give a lecture titled “What Will Heaven Be Like?” at St. John’s College. Grenke’s lecture will explore Anton Chekhov's 1892 short story, “In Exile,” and other works, including C. S. Lewis's novella “The Great Divorce,” to consider the idea of Heaven. The lecture is free and open to the public and will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, January 18, at 8 p.m.
Grenke received his BA from the University of Chicago and his PhD from Boston College. He was a visiting assistant professor in political science at Michigan State University before he joined the St. John’s faculty in 1997.
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Upcoming Friday Night Lectures:
February 8 “Surprises and Sweet Spots: On Discovery and Recognition,” by Dylan Casey, St. John’s College tutor
February 15 "Does Music Move?" by Daniel Harrell, St. John’s College tutor
February 22 "Is the Soul a City? A Question about Aristotle's ‘Nicomachean Ethics,’" by Jacques Duvoisin, St. John’s College tutor