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  • Newman Forum Introduces High Schoolers to the Catholic Vision of Intellectual Life, Culture, & Liturgy

    Newman Forum's first event  “Science, Creation, and the Catholic Imagination,”  brought together 80 high school students from 24 schools and four states, along with two dozen parents, teachers, and chaperones, at the University of Chicago.

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  • Lumen Christi Receives John Templeton Foundation Grant for Science and Religion Project

    “Science and Religion: A Dialogue of Cultures” will educate students, faculty, and the public through lectures, panel discussions, master classes, and summer seminars

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  • Lumen Christi Partners with Our Sunday Visitor Institute to Engage “The Nones”

    With the aid of an Our Sunday Visitor Institute grant, Lumen Christi is planning three signature symposia

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  • Lumen Christi Cosponsors Political Theology Conference

    LCI Travel Scholarships Available for University of Chicago Divinity School Conference on "Political Theology: Promise and Prospects"

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Catholic Scientists from Around the World Meet in Chicago To Discuss Origins of the Universe, Habitable Planets, and Human Language

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Bernard McGinn spends most of his time with books. He rises at 7am, “not terribly early,” he says, works through the morning, and ends his scholarly research with a run to the library around 5pm. Before bed, he prefers reading books unrelated to his scholarship on mysticism. He enjoys reading novels or books on history. He has just finished reading a novel by the Irish writer Sebastian Barry and a historical account of railroad construction in the Florida Keys.

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Award-Winning Author and Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps Phil Klay on War, Our Collective Complicity, and the Senselessness of Suffering

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“We English majors were fortunate in the timing of our intellectual coming of age as Catholic.” Kenneth L. Woodward, longtime Religion Editor at Newsweek, is profiled.

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McGill University Professor Explains How We Arrived at the Modern Myth of Autonomy.

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It may come as a surprise—especially given Pope Francis’ current reputation as a pontiff concerned about the environment—that Pope Benedict XVI was considered in both religious and secular circles to be the original “Green Pope.” In boosting efforts to make Vatican City more environmentally efficient, he even purchased a forest to offset the Vatican’s carbon imprint.

Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski (Archdiocese of Miami) reminded the audience of Benedict in order to put Pope Francis’ contribution in perspective in his keynote address in the symposium, “Caring for our Common Home: Economics, Environment, & Catholic Social Thought” (May 19).

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From May 23-25, 2016, fifteen graduate students and junior faculty in Economics and Finance attended an inaugural seminar on Economics and Catholic Social Thought at the University of Notre Dame.

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In the symposium titled “The Inquisition: What Really Happened?” three scholars sought to clarify the numerous misconceptions surrounding the infamous period.

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The late Cardinal Francis George, O.M.I., left behind an impressive intellectual legacy for the American Catholic Church. Cardinal Timothy Dolan shared another side to his friend’s personality that most people did not always hear about.

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Alex Rothmeier, Booth School of Business alum, is profiled.

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Rémi Brague reflects on the quality of the current day's communication and that quality's impact on conservation.

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