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Religion and Philosophy

“The Chronicles of Narnia” with Rev. Dr. Michael Ward

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church Life Today welcomes Rev. Dr. Michael Ward to talk about his recent lecture on “The Chronicles of Narnia” at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Ward...

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Art and History

On Publishing and the Love of Books

This is the second of two episodes we recorded while in Brooklyn for On Air Fest 2019. And here, we ventured beyond the festival to meet up with literary agent Jessica Sinsheimer,...

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Art and History

The Surprise-Packed Cosmic Funhouse

The world is a magical place. I believe this to be true, although many would quarrel with the meaning of “magical.” It is surely a realm possessed of wonders. Many of these...

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Religion and Philosophy

Tidings from the Other Side

I am the keeper of a family memory. Its details are blurry and its edges curled, but I hold it close, like a pocketworn heirloom photograph. My grandmother is 6. She is playing on...

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Religion and Philosophy

Savor the Inexplicable

Tragedy and joy collided in my life the week my father died unexpectedly and my wife —equally unexpectedly — discovered she was pregnant. My view of the universe changed, too,...

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Science and Technology

Ghost Tracks

As a kid growing up in northern Illinois, I wasn’t the sort who was overly concerned with supernatural phenomena. My imagination ran more along the lines of Casper the Friendly...

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Health and Society

Things That Go Bump in the Night

I will never forget the scariest ghost story I ever heard. I attended summer camp in Nova Scotia, on a crescent-shaped promontory overlooking the Bay of Fundy. Then and now, this...

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Art and History

Le Jongleur de Notre Dame

The year 1939 had been rude to Richard Sullivan. A sweet-tempered and longsuffering professor of English and creative writing at Notre Dame, Sullivan ’30 maintained an active...

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Science and Technology

Hunting All Cryptids

Consider the platypus. Had a live specimen of this semiaquatic mammal not been captured, studied and documented by scientists, could you imagine such a creature exists? Featuring...

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Religion and Philosophy

C.S. Lewis’s Vision with David Fagerber

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church Life Today welcomes David Fagerberg to talk about his upcoming lecture in our series on “The Chronicles of Narnia”; specifically, what C.S. Lewis...

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Art and History

On Shakespeare and Your Magical Self

Madeleine Hyland is an actress, singer, and writer who has appeared in numerous theatre productions across the UK. She visited campus with Actors From The London Stage, one of the...

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Health and Society

Advancing the Common Good with Good Writing

Connie is the academic director at the Center for Social Concerns and the co-director of the Poverty Studies Minor. She recently published a textbook, Good Writing: An Argument...

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