Dr. Ruprecht to Give Talk on the Vatican Museums

Dr. Louis A. Ruprecht Jr. will be giving a presentation titled “God’s Palace of Art: The Vatican Museums and the Christian Justification for Greek Art and Museums” on Sunday, February 17, at noon at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, 2500 Clairmont Rd, NE in Atlanta. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Dr. Ruprecht is the new director of Georgia State University’s Center for Hellenic Studies and the William M. Suttles Professor of Religious Studies.

Selected publications by Dr. Ruprecht available through the University Library include:

Ruprecht, Louis A. Winckelmann and the Vatican’s First Profane Museum. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

Ruprecht, Louis A. “Winckelmann and Casanova in Rome: A Case Study of Religion and Sexual Politics in Eighteenth-Century Rome.” Journal of Religious Ethics, 38.2 (2010): 297-320.

Ruprecht, Louis A. Was Greek Thought Religious?: On the Use and Abuse of Hellenism, from Rome to Romanticism. New York : Palgrave, 2002.

Ruprecht, Louis A. Symposia: Plato, the Erotic, and Moral Value. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1999.

Ruprecht, Louis A. Afterwords: Hellenism, Modernism, and the Myth of Decadence.  State University of New York Press, 1996.


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