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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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Jim Perry, Managing Director of the private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners, discusses being a business leader who takes the social teaching of the Church seriously with Booth students.

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The Scientific Revolution that took place in the 17th century and gave birth to modern science did not develop in opposition to revealed religion argued Stephen M. Barr—Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and Director of the Bartol Research Institute at the University of Delaware—in his lecture “Science and Religion: The Myth of Conflict” given at the University of Chicago on April 9th.

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The social-political ideals of individualism have a long history and profound influence upon American culture. But for Catholics, the family—not the individual—has priority.

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Georgetown theologian John Haught addresses the arguments and thought of the so-called "new atheists:" Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, Daniel Dennett.

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The Lumen Christi Institute organized a symposium titled “The Interior Life: Literary, Psychoanalytic, and Spiritual Perspectives” (January 28), featuring presentations by University of Chicago professors Bernard McGinn, Jonathan Lear, Lisa Ruddick, and Rosanna Warren.

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With the help of friends of the Institute and leading Catholics, the Lumen Christi Institute reflects on our Founding Episcopal Moderator, Francis Cardinal George (1937 - 2015), on the event of his passing.

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Austin Walker, Ph.D. Student in the John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought is profiled.

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Lumen Christi Institute Board Member and University of Chicago graduate J. Peter “Pete” Ricketts, was sworn in as the 40th Governor of Nebraska on January 8, 2015.

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University of Chicago 3rd Year Philosophy student, Cait Duggan, is profiled.

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While many in Chicago are learning about their newly appointed archbishop, Blase Joseph Cupich wasn’t new to Lumen Christi when he was installed as the ninth Archbishop of Chicago in Holy Name Cathedral on November 18th.

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University of Chicago third-year, Dominic Chiu is interviewed.

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