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Past Lectures

Food for the Body, Food for the Soul: Hunger and
Catholic Social Teaching

December 2, 2010
Lecture by Kathleen Maas Weigert. University Research Professor.
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Religion and Public Discourse about Bioethics  
Friday, November 12, 2010
Lecture by Catholic Bioethicist Fr. William Stempsey, S.J. College of Holy Cross. Simpson Hall Multipurpose Room, LSC.

Montaigne, God, and Other
March 25, 2010
Dr. David Posner, Associate Professor, Department of Modern Languages, Loyola University Chicago.
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Still Learning from the Exorcist:
Catholicism and American Film

February 2, 2010
Dr. Colleen McDannell, Professor of History and Sterling M. McMurrin Professor of Religious Studies, University of Utah.
DVD available for viewing.

Reawakening to the Relationship
Between Study and Worship

October 29, 2009 

Fr. John C. Haughey, S.J., Senior Fellow, Woodstock Theological Center, Georgetown University.
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Paths to Muslim-Christian Dialogue:
The Role of Forgiveness in Islamic Jurisprudence
 
 
September 17, 2009
Dr. Russell Powell, Associate Professor of Law, Seattle University School of Law.
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God, if you are up there, prove it:
Eugene O’Neill and the Absence of God 

February 16, 2009

Lecture by Jonathan C. Wilson, Professor, Department of Fine and Performing Arts, Loyola University Chicago, Illustrative scenes performed by students from the Department of Fine and Performing Arts.
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Of Elves and Angels: J.R.R. Tolkien as a Catholic Thinker
January 29, 2009
Mark McIntosh, Professor, Department of Theology, Loyola University Chicago.
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Augustine on the Legacy of Plato's Academy 
October 23, 2008 
Blake Dutton, Dept. of Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago.
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Sexually Abusive Priests and Church Law: A Study in Institutional Meltdown 
October 16, 2008
Dr. Nicholas P. Cafardi, Duquesne University School of Law.
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Pedro Arrupe and the Faith that Does Justice  
March 26, 2008
Dr. Kevin Burke, S.J. of the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley.
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Don Quijote de la Mancha: Conflicted Catholic?  Miguel de Cervantes and Baroque Catholicism in Spain
February 7, 2008

Dr. Carole Holdsworth, Dept. of Modern Languages, Loyola University Chicago.
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The Catholic Intellectual University and the Contemporary University
November 26, 2007
Rev. Robert Barron, Faculty of Theology, University of St. Mary of the Lake

Faithful Architecture: Catholic Thought, Catholic Buildings  
October 30, 2007
Dr. Denis R. McNamara, Liturgical Institute, University of St. Mary of the Lake

Science and Worship:  God, Time, and
the Vatican Observatory

March 29, 2007
Dr. William Stoeger, S. J., Astrophysicist, Vatican Observatory.
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Dissonance or Harmony? 
The Symphonic Theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar

November 15, 2006
Dr. Susan A. Ross, Dept. of Theology, Loyola University Chicago

Denise Levertov: 
The Poet as Pilgrim,  the Pilgrim as Poet?

October 19, 2006
Dr. Albert Gelpi, Emeriti, Dept. of English, Stanford University

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