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Versailles, France

Engaging the Enlightenment: A Symposium

What is the Enlightenment, and how does it relate to Christianity? Drs. Blum and Stuart explore the Enlightenment and its implications for Christian thought and culture.

Dr. Christopher Blum
Dr. Joseph T. Stuart
Apr 15, 2021
A Lone Hiker at Sunrise

Resolution for a New Year

It is time to take stock, assessing the year that has passed and re-focusing the mind and spirit for what is to come, preparing to see all things through Christian eyes.

Prime Matters
Jan 28, 2021
Mont-Saint-Michel, France

What St. Benedict Teaches the Dark Ages – His and Ours

In the midst of the evening of a civilization, St. Benedict and his monks rediscovered how to live life as an organic whole, providing a "curriculum" for those seeking to live in the light.

Dr. F. Russell Hittinger
Jan 1, 2021
Building Reflected in a Puddle

Turning the World Upside Down

Paul's proclamation to the Roman world that a new age had begun in the reign of the risen Jesus, a proclamation that rings true today, turned the world upside down.

Dr. John Kincaid
Dec 4, 2020
The Erechtheion on the Acropolis of Athens

The Institutional Imagination

Human history has been impacted powerfully by figures possessed of the imaginative vision needed to recognize the problems of their times and incarnate their vision in institutional forms.

Dr. Joseph T. Stuart
Dec 4, 2020
Lower Library, Worcester College, Oxford

Situating the Catholic Studies Project

Newman in 1852. Dawson in 1909. John Paul II in 1990. Briel in 1993. Recognizing key moments that led to the formation of the Catholic Studies project helps us to grasp its significance.

Dr. Matthew Gerlach
Dr. R. Jared Staudt
Dec 4, 2020