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  • Summer Reading Groups Available for University of Chicago Community

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  • Institute Launches Summer Webinar Series on "Reason and Beauty in Renaissance Christian Thought and Culture"

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  • Spring Newman Forum Seminars Move Online

    Beginning on April 2, 2020, the Newman Forum has held a series of online seminars to address high school students' intellectual development in their faith.  Held every other Thursday, these seminars have brought together close to sixty students for discussion and fellowship.

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  • Jennifer Frey Returns to Chicago

    It was a homecoming for philosopher Jennifer Frey, who gave a downtown lecture and two campus presentations sponsored by the Lumen Christi Institute last month.

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LCI Board Member Scott Turicchi—President at j2 Global, Inc, a company which offers cloud services for businesses—is profiled.

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On November 15th, Gustavo Gutiérrez gave an informal talk on “Contemplation and Action” at Gavin House prior to taking part in a Chicago Council on Global Affairs event later that evening.

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Jean Bethke Elshtain, an American ethicist, political philosopher, and public intellectual, died Sunday, August 11th after suffering from a debilitating heart condition. She was 72.

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An Interview with Carolyn Woo, previously the dean of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business and current CEO and President of Catholic Relief Services. 

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Paolo Carozza, currently teaching at Notre Dame Law School but having also taught at Harvard Law School, the University of Florence, the University of Milan, and the University of Chile, lectures during The Lumen Christi Institute's recent conference “Pacem in terris After 50 Years."

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Richard Rosengarten—former Dean of the Divinity School at the University of Chicago and now Associate Professor of Religion and Literature, reflects on the work of Flannery O'Connor.

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University of Chicago PhD student in Physics, Kara Lamb, is profiled.

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On October 11th – the  day the universal Church celebrated the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council – Fr. Edward Oakes, Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary, gave a lecture for the Lumen Christi Institute on the famously misinterpreted document Gaudium et spes, or the “Pastoral Constitution on the Modern World.”

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