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

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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 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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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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