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Theology on Tap

Jun
27
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
at Brink Lounge

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Flannery O’Connor is extolled as one of the great Catholic writers of the modern era. But to wander into her stories or novels unawares is to find yourself in a strange, grotesque, and often violent land. During her life, O’Connor was often asked, “How can a good, Christian girl write this way?” This talk will endeavor to unpack O’Connor’s unique but fervently Catholic vision of the world, the surprising evangelization of her approach to writing, and how she might just be a modern-day saint.

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Katie Behrens holds a B.A. in English and an M.A. in Library and Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin – Madison but has settled herself quite comfortably into the world of Classical Education. She recently finished her 4thyear teaching literature and composition to middle and high schoolers at St. Ambrose Academy in Madison, WI. She is currently spending her summer working at American Players Theatre in Spring Green where she can hear Shakespeare all evening long.


What is Theology on Tap?

Theology on Tap is a monthly event, generally the fourth Thursday of the month, where 20s&30s are invited to join us for free beer and engaging talks by some of the leading thinkers, speakers, educators, innovators, and activists in the nation as they share their insights on various contemporary issues facing young adults today.

Contact: Marc Laudonio