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Religion and Philosophy

Conference: The Trauma of Communism

Tuesday, 06/29/2021, at 7:45 a.m. ET – Scholars, activists, and religious actors whose extraordinary experiences of living under communism, resisting the totalitarian state, and...

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Art and History

Rome: What Does it All Mean? The Painting and its Subject

Finally, we come to terms with the School of Athens. How was it painted, and what does it mean? How do how it was painted and what it means intersect? Watch the short videos...

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Art and History

Rome: What is Fresco Painting? Materials and Process

This week we will learn about the fresco painting process: What were the materials involved, and how did the artist prepare and paint on the wall? Follow along as a fresco copy of...

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Art and History

Rome: Who was Raphael? The Artist, His World, and His Painting

This week we will meet Raphael. We’ll start in his birthplace and follow his travels and growth from a young orphan to an independent master. From Urbino, to Umbria, to...

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Religion and Philosophy

Church Life Today: Spiritual Exercises for a Secular Age

In an age when belief in God seems more and more difficult to achieve, and perhaps less and less likely to be recommended, how do we commit our lives to God? This is indeed a...

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Global Affairs

Episode 3: A Conversation with Miguel Gualdron Ramirez

Hosts Ashley and Justin talk with Miguel Guladron Ramirez, who will begin in 2021 as Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of North...

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Health and Society

Covering Coronavirus: Lessons from the past, hope for the future

As the University prepares to confer degrees on the Class of 2020, we speak with the class valedictorian, Brady Stiller, about this unique moment in Notre Dame history. Brady...

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Science and Technology

Take 10 for the Planet

Check out this new library and learn more about water, energy, business, history, and the environment. More than 50 videos and podcasts are organized and categorized by subject...

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Religion and Philosophy

Lecture 4: Forming Beliefs In a Social World

In this lecture, Paul looks at how we should think about the fact that many more people disagree with us than we could ever engage in argument. Should such diversity of opinion...

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Religion and Philosophy

Applying the Concepts: How to Avoid an Echo Chamber

In this video, Paul draws on recent work by philosopher Thi Nguyen to explain how seeking out views from those we disagree with can help ensure that we do not get stuck in a...

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Religion and Philosophy

Activity: The Disagreement Test

When we find out that our beliefs are subject to strong disagreement, our initial reaction might be to lose confidence in those beliefs or it might be to dig in and defend them....

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Religion and Philosophy

Lecture 3: When Can You Believe “Beyond the Evidence”

Sometimes, it seems like we have to commit one way or another in our beliefs, even if we do not have perfect certainty. In this lecture, Paul asks about what makes such “leaps...

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