From Abbey Lecture to “America” Article: “Not Settling for Less” by Dr. Paul Wadell
On October 30, 2014, Dr. Paul Wadell, professor of theology and religious studies at St. Norbert College, offered a presentation at the Norbertine Center for Spirituality as part of The Conrad J. Kratz, O. Praem. Abbey Lecture Series entitled “Enkindling Hope: A Calling of the Church in an Age of Soft Despair.”
From this presentation he developed an article on the topic of hope, which was published in the November 21, 2016, issue of America magazine. The full article, “Not Settling for Less,” can be read online here.
As a noted professor, author, ethicist, and scholar, Dr. Wadell has offered numerous presentations at the Norbertine Center for Spirituality throughout the years. He is a member of the Norbertine Center for Spirituality Advisory Board and also has contributed to Abbey Magazine:
- see page 12 of the Spring/Summer 2016 issue for his thoughts on “A Ministry of Mercy.”
- read “Colleague + Friend: Lessons on Virtuous Friendship by Dr. Paul Wadell” by Fr. James Neilson, O. Praem., in the Spring/Summer 2017 issue of Abbey Magazine (page 10).