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Theology on Tap - "Living the Good Life: The Central Role of Virtue in a Flourishing Christian Life"


Thursday, August 29th:

In the second epistle of St. Peter, Christians are exhorted to supplement faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge.  Previous to, and since Peter’s writing in the 1st century, the concept of virtue has varied, and been expanded upon across cultures. Contemporary Catholics are gifted with the works of Church fathers, philosophers and popes, to better understand what virtue is, and how it is integrated in life. So from where did the concepts of theological, cardinal, moral, heavenly, etc, virtues develop?

This lecture will present a historic survey of the philosophy of virtue, and discuss its practical application in the pursuit of holiness and evangelization.


Abby Nowakowski

History and Latin teacher at St. Ambrose Academy


Abby Nowakowski is a history and Latin teacher at St. Ambrose Academy in Madison. She originally hails from MIlwaukee, and is a graduate of UW-Madison, having majored in Classical Humanities and American history. 


What is Theology on Tap?

Theology on Tap is a monthly event 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: Nicole Garcia