Robert Alter: The Challenge of Translating the Bible

Professor Alter is author of more than 20 books of criticism, translation, and commentary, most recently The Art of Bible Translation (2019). His complete translation of the Hebrew Bible, a work 24 years in the making, was published by W.W. Norton in 2018 and has been acclaimed as stylistically faithful to the Hebrew while inventively artful in English.

Highlights of the Third Biennial Catholic Imagination Conference

Poets, novelists, filmmakers, and more gathered at Loyola in September 2019 to reflect on the future of the Catholic literary tradition. Join us in a look back.

  • Steven P. Millies | "The Gift of Our People": A Fresh Look at Our Faithful Citizenship in a Foreboding Moment

    October 29, 2020, 4:00 PM
    The Hank Center is honored to welcome the fall 2020 Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, S.J. Fellow in Catholic Studies, Steven P. Millies to offer this year’s lecture. Dr. Millies is associate professor of public theology and director of The Bernardin Center at Catholic Theological Union. Free and open to the public. Registration required.
  • Integral Ecology: A Jesuit Scientist's Perspective
    John Braverman, S.J.

    October 29, 4:00 - 5:30 PM
    McCormick Lounge, Coffey Hall, LSC

    The Hank Center welcomed 2019 Teilhard Fellow in Catholic Studies, Dr. John Braverman, S.J. This major lecture focused on aspects of eco-theology and spiritualities of sustainability and action. This event was free & open to the public.
  • The Future of Catholicism in America Discussion

    In-depth dialogue on the forthcoming publication The Future of Catholicism in America. Editors Patricia O’Connell Killen & Mark Silk, alongside other scholars, discussed themes explored in the book
  • SPRING 2019: Quo Vadis? Scholars and Journalists Discuss the Future of Catholicism

    Catholicism in America is at a crossroads. What are the hopes and challenges of American Catholics today? Thanks to those who joined our panelists for a conversation on accountability, leadership, participation, and other issues facing the Church in America.