An Evening Conversation with Farr Curlin
& Dan Sulmasy
Faith, Health, and Healing
Join the Trinity Forum and Duke Divinity School on Wednesday, April 12 for an Evening Conversation with Farr Curlin and Dan Sulmasy on "Faith, Health, and Healing." In this Evening Conversation, Dr. Curlin and Dr. Sulmasy will discuss the limits of medicine, the spirituality of healing, and living faithfully in the face of dying.
Dr. Farr Curlin is the Josiah C. Trent Professor of Medical Humanities in the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities and History of Medicine, and Co-Director of the Theology, Medicine and Culture Initiative at Duke Divinity School. Previously, he founded and Co-Directed the Program on Medicine and Religion at the University of Chicago. At Duke, Dr. Curlin practices palliative medicine and works to develop opportunities for education and scholarship at the intersection of theology, medicine and culture. He has authored more than one hundred articles and book chapters dealing with the moral and spiritual dimensions of medical practice. Dr. Curlin’s work focuses on the relevance of religious ideas and practices for the doctor-patient relationship, the moral and professional formation of clinicians, and care for patients at the end of life.
Dr. Daniel Sulmasy is the André Hellegers Professor of Biomedical Ethics in the Departments of Medicine and Philosophy at Georgetown University, where he is a member of the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics and a Senior Research Scholar in the Kennedy Institute of Ethics. He has served on numerous governmental advisory committees, and was appointed to the US Presidential Commission on Bioethics. His research interests include the ethics of end-of-life decision-making, ethics education, and spirituality in medicine. He is the author or editor of six books: The Healer’s Calling, Methods in Medical Ethics, The Rebirth of the Clinic, A Balm for Gilead, Safe Passage: A Global Spiritual Sourcebook for Care at the End of Life, and Francis the Leper: Faith, Medicine, Theology, and Science. He serves as editor-in-chief of the journal Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics. He also served as a Franciscan friar from 1985 to 2010.
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Trinity Forum Society Members: $10