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The Importance of Theology and Philosophy in the University

The University of Notre Dame is no stranger to controversy, and it is once again making a few headlines due to its decennial core curriculum review process, which began recently. While no concrete recommendations or proposals have yet been made, one change clearly being considered is a reduction of the theology and philosophy requirements in […]

The Source and Summit of the Intellectual Life

This Tuesday I was enjoying a leisurely afternoon lunch with Vanderbilt’s FOCUS missionaries when the conversation turned to the modern university. As many passionate Catholics would, we lamented the rampant secularism present in universities today and spoke of the lack of respect for objective truth that is all too common in a university setting. We […]

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