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Catholic Intellectual Traditions Recaps

Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life




November 17, 2008:

Readings for this session:

October 20, 2008:

Readings for this session:

  • James Tunstead Burtchaell. "The Catholics." The Dying of the Light. (Grand Rapids, MI: 2008).
  • Amanda Porterfield. "East University." Religion on Campus. Conrad Cherry, Betty Deberg and Amanda Porterfield, eds. (Chapel Hill, NC: 2001).

September 22, 2008:

April 28, 2008:

March 17, 2008:

January 28, 2008:

Revisit readings from December 3 for further discussion.

Also, a new selection of poems chosen by Paul Mariani:

December 3, 2007:

Poems by Paul Mariani:

Article Paul Davidovits Mentioned during Session:

October 29, 2007:

  • Stephen Schloesser, The Unbearable Lightness of Being: Re-sourcing Catholic Intellectual Traditions.

September 25, 2007: Introduction to the Seminar




April 17, 2008: "Yes, God is Real": A Born-Again Public Intellectual Reflects on Catholic Faith in Reason and Community
Speaker: John DiIulio (University of Pennsylvania)
Time and Location: 4:30PM-6:00PM in Fulton 511


February 6, 2008: The Unbearable Lightness of Christian Legal Scholarship
Speaker: David Skeel (University of Pennsylvania)
12:00-1:15 at the Boisi Center, 24 Quincy Rd.