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Creation Made for Relationship: The Holistic Metaphysics of Saint Bonaventure

Saint Bonaventure describes a dynamic creation based on relationship- among the myriad of creatures, with God as source and destination and motivated by the same love shared by the Trinity. Both the Fall and subsequent Redemption, in a similar way to Saint Paul’s sweeping vision in Romans 1 and 8, are understood in the same …

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Fr Tom Herbst OFM

Leader

Fr Tom Herbst OFM

Fr. Tom has a BA in History, and a M.Div. and MA in Theology. He obtained a D.Phil. in Theology from the University of Oxford. He is interested in various fields of Franciscan Studies, especially Franciscan Christology and the writings of Francis and Clare and he is Catholic Chaplain for the University of Kent.

Date

May 22 2021

Time

London Time
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location

Online Only

Conducted via Zoom or live-stream.

Saint Bonaventure describes a dynamic creation based on relationship- among the myriad of creatures, with God as source and destination and motivated by the same love shared by the Trinity. Both the Fall and subsequent Redemption, in a similar way to Saint Paul’s sweeping vision in Romans 1 and 8, are understood in the same context with Christ, standing in the center of everything, as the point of reference ordering and re-ordering everything that exists as many parts of a whole; like a dazzling mosaic of cosmic dimensions.

 

Fr Tom has recently published a ‘Pocket Bonaventure’ illustrated with his own beautiful paintings which can be found here https://taupublishing.com/book-store/ols/products/pocket-bonaventure-fr-tom-herbst-ofm

 

Fr Tom Herbst OFM

Leader

Fr Tom Herbst OFM

Fr. Tom has a BA in History, and a M.Div. and MA in Theology. He obtained a D.Phil. in Theology from the University of Oxford. He is interested in various fields of Franciscan Studies, especially Franciscan Christology and the writings of Francis and Clare and he is Catholic Chaplain for the University of Kent.

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