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Sanzone Center at Le Moyne Hosts Talk on “Rewiring Virtue”

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (For Immediate Release) … James F. Caccamo will speak on “Rewiring Virtue” at Le Moyne College on Tuesday, March 20, at 7 p.m. His talk takes place in Grewen Auditorium.
In his talk, Caccamo will discuss connections between digital technologies and virtues like faith, hope, love, prudence, justice, temperance and fortitude.

Caccamo is associate professor of theology at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, where he teaches Christian social ethics. A former choir director and computer programmer, his work focuses on the implications of technology and media on spiritual and moral practices.

Caccamo is currently writing “Rewiring Virtue,” a virtue ethics technology use. His work has appeared in Journal of Business Ethics, Liturgy, and God's Grandeur: The Arts and Imagination in Theology. His latest publication is “Living Worship” (Brazos Press, 2011), an interactive, multimedia application for teaching liturgy in seminary settings.

Interviews with Caccamo about technology and ethics have appeared on National Public Radio and CBC-Radio (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), and in USA Today, the Associated Press, the Philadelphia Inquirer, DelawareOnline.com and the Providence Journal , among others.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature from Grinnell College, a master’s degree and doctorate in theology from Loyola University Chicago and a certificate in theological pedagogy, also from Loyola University Chicago.

The event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Sanzone Center for Catholic Studies and Theological Reflection. For more information, call (315) 445-5462.

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posted on: 2/22/2012