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In the Lógos of Love: Promise and Predicament of Catholic Intellectual Life Today

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What does Catholic intellectual tradition look like in the age of Fox News, MSNBC and Wikipedia?

Who are today’s Catholic intellectuals?

Where are tomorrow’s Catholic scholars, writers and artists going to come from?

The contemporary academy is more open than fifty years ago to the study of religious traditions; what difference does this change mean for intellectuals working within the Catholic tradition?


Explore these questions in dialogue with:

Richard Rodriguez, essayist and author of Hunger of Memory and the forthcoming autobiography, Darling.

Nancy Dallavalle, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Religious Studies, Fairfield University.
Paul J. Griffiths, Warren Professor of Catholic Theology, Duke Divinity School.
Leslie Woodcock Tentler, Professor of History, The Catholic University of America.
Miguel H. Diaz, University Professor of Faith and Culture, University of Dayton. U.S. Ambassador (Ret.) to the Holy See.
Diane Winston, Knight Chair in Media and Religion, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California.
Scott Appleby, Professor of History and John M. Regan Jr. Director of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame.
Vincent J. Miller, Gudorf Chair in Catholic Theology and Culture, University of Dayton
Amelia J. Uelmen, Visiting Lecturer, Georgetown Law School. Former Director of the Institute on Religion, Law, & Lawyer's Work at Fordham University.



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