Norman Wirzba

Monday, August 21, 2017

Location Hall of Philosophy

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Norman Wirzba is Professor of Theology and Ecology at Duke University, where he is also Senior Fellow for the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke.

Dr. Wirzba is the author of several books, including the award-winning Food and Faith: A Theology of Eating, a book widely used in courses on food and spirituality. Most recently he has published Way of Love: Recovering the Heart of Christianity and From Nature to Creation.   

Raised on a farm in Southern Alberta, Norman went on to study history at the University of Lethbridge, theology at Yale University Divinity School, and philosophy at Loyola University Chicago. He is a sought-out speaker who travels across North America and Europe. When not teaching or writing, he likes to work in his garden and make things with wood. He also loves to cook and enjoy meals with family and friends.