Famed priest, physicist to speak at Connolly

FALL RIVER, Mass. — Father Robert J. Spitzer, a Jesuit priest, world-renowned physicist, and the former president of Gonzaga University will be speaking at Bishop Connolly High School on March 5 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.  

Father Spitzer has written and published 10 books on faith, science, philosophy, and ethical leadership, as well as numerous scholarly articles in journals such as: International Philosophical Quarterly, Philosophy in Science, the Business and Professional Ethics Journal, and the Journal of Ultimate Reality and Meaning.  Well-known for debating Stephen Hawking on the Larry King Live Show, Father Spitzer has made many other TV appearances. 

He holds a Ph.D. from Catholic University of America, and his academic specialties include: (1) philosophy of science, particularly space-time theory and transcendent implications of contemporary big bang cosmology; (2) metaphysics, particularly the theory of time and philosophy of God; and (3) organizational ethics and its relationship to personal and cultural transformation.  Father Spitzer is the founder and president of the Magis Center, and he currently appears weekly on EWTN in “Father Spitzer’s Universe.”

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