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The Love of Learning and the Desire for God: A Path to Joy

What is truth, and how does it relate to God? Even more precisely, why do we call God Truth itself?

Dr. David Tamisiea
Sep 29, 2022
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A Letter Concerning Catholic Physicists

What difference does it make if a professor of physics is a Catholic?

Prime Matters
Jun 9, 2022
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Chesterton's Common Sense with Dale Ahlquist

How do common sense, imagination, and education go together? Dale Ahlquist, president of the Society of Gilbert Keith Chesterton, explores Chesterton's unique and insightful mind.

Dale Ahlquist
Dr. David Echelbarger
Apr 28, 2022
A tree, a lake, and a stary horizon

Explorations of a Catholic Mind

Fr. Robert Spitzer offers a Catholic perspective on culture, science, and apologetics and provides insights on what it takes to ensure that a Catholic university stays true to its religious mission.

Rev. Robert J. Spitzer
Msgr. James P. Shea
Feb 3, 2022
Kandersteg Mountain Chapel, Switzerland

Benedictine Life and the Search for God

The Benedictine ethos – founded on service and discipline, a readiness to listen, and a firm focus on the dignity of the human person – remains with us today, guiding us in the search for God.

Sr. Thomas Welder, OSB
Nov 4, 2021
Quill and Ink

The Perils of the PhD

As many doctoral programs fail to explore questions outside of the narrow confines of their field and do little to encourage a sense of wonder, new PhDs are in danger of missing the deeper purpose of education.

Dr. Matthew C. Briel
Oct 28, 2021
The Statue of Liberty looks ahead

Educating Tomorrow's Leaders

Higher education plays a crucial role in our society's accomplishments and dysfunctions alike. Through civic education and the liberal arts, students are formed to live full lives as engaged citizens.

Dr. Paul Carrese
Dr. Rod Jonas
Oct 19, 2021
Students study in a library

The Value of Liberal Arts in the Preparation of Teachers

The liberal arts help students develop a love of learning, an appreciation for the human mind and spirit, and the ability to discern what is true – all of which are ideal qualities in a preservice teacher.

Dr. Rod Jonas
Oct 19, 2021
Sunrise over the Ocean

Friendship and the University (and the Ocean)

Dr. Peter Kreeft and Msgr. James P. Shea discussed Catholic higher education, the importance of friendship within that project, and Dr. Kreeft's life and work.

Dr. Peter Kreeft
Msgr. James P. Shea
Jul 21, 2021
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Intellectual, Not (Merely) Devotional

What does it mean for a school to be Catholic? Does it refer to a commitment to scattered devotional practices, or does it speak to foundations in a deeper intellectual project?

Prime Matters
Jun 17, 2021