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Dana Gioia, award-winning poet and former chair of the National Endowment of the Arts, reflects on “Why Beauty Matters,” and stresses the need to recover an appreciation of beauty in a culture that has lost sight of its meaning and value.

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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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