Saturday, September 21, 2013

Angelicum Professor honored by the Order

It is with great joy that the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas announces that the Master of the Order and Grand Chancellor of the University, Very Rev. Bruno Cadore, OP, has conferred upon Prof. Walter Senner, OP, President of the St. Thomas Aquinas Institute, Full-Professor (straordinario) of the Faculty of Philosophy, Editor in chief of the «Deutsche Thomas-Ausgabe» (Latin-German commented edition of the «Summa theology  and the «Quellen ind Forschungen zur Geschichte des Dominikanerordens», Member of the editorial board of «Archa verb , member of the «International society for theological mediævistics», of the «Meister Eckhart Gesellschaft», of the «Société internationale pour l'étude de la philosophy médiévale»; the degree of Master of Sacred Theology.

The Master of Sacred Theology is a degree conferred by the Order of Friars Preachers "on those brethren who are recognized as eminent in promoting the sciences, especially the Sacred Sciences.  Excellence of this kind is established by an ability for stimulating and leading doctrinal reflection and research as well as by published works of outstanding value and by significant status gained in a scientific field even outside the Order." (Const. #96)