Catholic Studies Presents"Christianity and Modernity Meet: 2009


For Immediate Release March 25, 2009 Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634 e-mail:

The Nassau Community College Center for Catholic Studies Presents "Christianity and Modernity Meet:  Pascal’s 'Pensees'"

Garden City, NY The Nassau Community College Center for Catholic Studies proudly presents a lecture by Dr. Peter Kreeft on the topic of Christianity and Modernity Meet: Pascal's Pensees. The lecture will be given at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 2 in the College Center Building (CCB).

Dr. Peter Kreeft, an internationally known and prolific Catholic author, is a professor of philosophy at Boston College. He believes that the French mathematician, physicist and religious philosopher Blaise Pascal was the first post-medieval Christian apologist. Addressed to the modern skeptic and non-believer, Pascal's Pensees provides, for Kreeft, a compelling defense of the Christian religion.

Christianity and Modernity Meet: Pascal's Pensees  is free and open to the public. However, registration and a one-day parking permit are required. Those interested in attending should contact the Nassau Community College Office of Lifelong Learning, One Education Drive, Garden City, New York, 11530 (e-mail, phone number 516.572.7472), which will mail out both registration material and a parking permit.

About Nassau Community College

Nassau Community College, a division of the State University of New York, is an institution where over 22,000 full- and part-time students and 15,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 60 fields of study are offered on a 225-acre campus located in the center of Long Island. As the largest single-campus two-year college in New York State, Nassau Community College maintains a national reputation for excellence.

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