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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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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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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 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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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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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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