Catholicism, Culture, and Modernity

  • Founded
    2011
  • Seminar Number
    745

This interdisciplinary seminar explores aspects of the relationship between Catholicism and the modern world, and examines alternatives to standard narratives of secularization by drawing on recent work in the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences. The seminar provides a forum for scholars to present and discuss the Catholic intellectual tradition in a modern academic setting.


Co-Chairs
Professor Pierre Force
pf3@columbia.edu

Lorenzo Polvani
lmp@columbia.edu

Rapporteur
Michael West
mw2810@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

Welcome

Meetings

09/22/2016 Faculty House
6:00 PM
The Beauty of the Cross
Fr. Richard Viladesau, Fordham University
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10/20/2016 Faculty House
6:00 PM
Cajetan on the Act of Faith
Fr. Dominic Legge OP, Dominican House of Studies
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11/17/2016 Faculty House
6:00 PM
Analogy and Vatican II
Fr. Thomas Guarino, Seton Hall University
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01/24/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Joseph Ratzinger and Democratic Socialism
Peter Kucer, Holy Apostles College and Seminary
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02/14/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Vulgar Deconstruction
Mark Bauerlein, Emory University
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03/21/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Who are the Fathers of the Church?
Andrew Hofer, Dominican House of Studies
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04/19/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Communion of Saints
Susan L. Miller, Rutgers
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