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Art and History

75th Anniversary Alumni Lecture with Professor Andrew Irving (Ph.D. ’12): “Reconsidering Uta: On the Affordances of a Liturgical Book”

What does a liturgical book do and how does it do it? The Uta Codex, a famous gospel book produced at the Abbey of Sankt Emmeram in the first third of the eleventh century named...

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Religion and Philosophy

Notre Dame Theology Professor Interprets Historical Treasure Discovered at Ancient Monastery in the Sinai Desert

Being in the right place at the right time can change everything. For Nina Glibetić, witnessing a chance discovery changed her research focus — and the trajectory of her...

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Religion and Philosophy

Martyrs of Dialogue: The Monks of Tibhirine

Sr. Ann Astell, Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, presents on the Monks of Tibhirine, the seven Trappist monks depicted in the film “Of Gods and Men.”...

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Religion and Philosophy

The Heart of Darkness

Talks given at the 2017 Notre Dame Fall Conference. Speakers include Sr. Ann Astell (Notre Dame) on “Cut to the Heart: Compunction in Henry James’s ‘Altar of the Dead'”...

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Religion and Philosophy

A Rabbi, a Priest, and an Imam Walk into a Coffee Shop

Jews, Christians, and Muslims lived side by side for centuries in the medieval Mediterranean world and, especially among the decently educated, knew a lot about each others’...

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Sts. Francisco and Jacinta Marto

Sr. Ann Astell, a Schoenstatt Sister of Mary and Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, presents on the child saints of Fatima on the occasion of their...

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Religion and Philosophy

St. Faustina: The Divine Mercy of Vilnius and Priestly Self-Offering

Sr. Ann Astell, professor in the Department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, speaks on St. Faustina as part of the Saturdays with the Saints lecture series for Fall...

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