Virtue and Emotion in St. Thomas Aquinas


On Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at 4 p.m. in 118 DeBartolo Hall, Rev. Nicholas Lombardo, OP, a 2010 Templeton Award winner, will present his research on Thomistic understandings of virtue and emotion.

Fr. Nicholas Lombardo is Assistant Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology at the Catholic University of America. He studied philosophy at Brown University and theology at the Dominican House of Studies, before receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. His past research has focused on Thomas Aquinas and especially his philosophy and theology of the emotions. More recently he has been working on the theology of redemption, with particular attention to patristic theology and its contemporary applications.