The Loyola Institute at Trinity College Dublin presents The Paul Lennon Lecture – ‘Enkindling Love: The Legacy of Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross’. The lecture will be delivered by Professor Gillian T. W. Ahlgren.
“This fire of love in you enkindles the souls of others, and with every other virtue you will be always awakening them…” (Teresa of Avila, Interior Castle VII:4:14)
Gillian T. W. Ahlgren is Professor of Theology at Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Founding Director of the Institute for Spirituality and Social Justice. She is the author of five books, including Teresa of Avila and the Politics of Sanctity and Entering Teresa of Avila’s Interior Castle: A Reader’s Companion. Her most recent book, Enkindling Love: The Legacy of Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross, is due out from Fortress Press in Spring 2016.