PUBLIC WINTER LECTURE: Dr. Tristram (Herman) Engelhardt

Date: 
February 23, 2014

The St. Ambrose Society at St. Vladimir's Seminary sponsored a free, public lecture on February 23, Sunday, 3:30 pm, in the Metropolitan Philip Auditorium on campus. “Preaching the Word of the Lord: Being an Orthodox Christian in the Post-Christian Public Square,” was presented by Dr. Herman Tristram Engelhardt, who holds doctorates in Medicine (Tulane University, 1972) and Philosophy (University of Texas, 1969). Dr. Engelhardt's principal research has been in the area of bioethics, and his major contribution to Orthodox ethics is his book, The Foundations of Christian Bioethics. He is presently Professor of Philosophy at Rice University and Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, both in Houston, Texas.