Catholicism and the Morality of Markets
On November 8, R. R. Reno and Fr. Sirico will speak about free markets’ potential contributions to a Catholic vision of human flourishing at Villanova’s Ryan Center, a JMC partner program.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 • 4:30 PM
Connelly Cinema, Villanova University
Dr. Russel Ronald Reno III is Editor in Chief of First Things magazine, a journal of Christian public life. Prior to his editorship at First Things, he was a professor of theology and ethics at Creighton University. Dr. Reno has written several books, including: Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society, Fighting the Noonday Devil — and Other Essays Personal and Theological, and In the Ruins of the Church, Redemptive Change: Atonement and the Cure of the Soul. Dr. Reno received his doctorate in religious ethics from Yale and his bachelor’s degree from Haverford College.
Rev. Robert A. Sirico is the President and co-founder of the Acton Institute, an organization dedicated to the integration of religion and liberty. As president of the Acton Institute, Fr. Sirico lectures at colleges, universities, and business organizations throughout the U.S. and abroad. His writings on religious, political, economic, and social matters are published in a variety of journals, including: the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, the London Financial Times, the Washington Times, the Detroit News, and National Review. Fr. Sirico is often called upon by members of the broadcast media for statements regarding economics, civil rights, and issues of religious concern, and has provided commentary for CNN, ABC, the BBC, NPR, and CBS’ 60 Minutes, among others. He received his Master of Divinity degree from the Catholic University of America following undergraduate study at the University of Southern California and the University of London.