Catholicism, Culture, and Modernity

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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.

Professor Pierre Force

Lorenzo Polvani

Michael West

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



09/22/2016 Faculty Hosue
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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