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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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  • An Interview with Russell Hittinger on Catholic Social Teaching

    One of America's leading Catholic social teaching experts explains the state of the field and why he studies it

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  • Lumen Christi Launches New Podcast

    New station delivers lectures and interviews with our visiting scholars as downloadable audio content 

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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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Mary Hirschfeld, Assistant Professor of Economics & Theology at Villanova University, gives a talk probing the state of the relationship between theology and economics. This talk was a keynote address at the Sixth Annual Conference on Economics and Catholic Social Thought held at the University of Chicago.

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In his lecture titled “Pope Francis and the New Evangelization” given on May 8th at the University Club of Chicago, Fr. Barron encouraged his audience to learn about the faith so that they too can share it.

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U of C Grad Creates Documentary Film That Gives a Unique View of the Life of Cloistered Monastic Nuns

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