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The Beauty of Advent with Carolyn Pirtle

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church life today welcomes Carolyn Pirtle to explore traditional Advent practices of time and space. Carolyn is the Director for the Notre Dame Center for...

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O Come Let Us Adore Him – Crèches From Africa

Explore the 6th Annual International Crèche Exhibit featuring African crèches that are exhibited on campus November 27, 2019 – January 12, 2020, through pictures and...

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Fighting to Build on Tradition

On the Navajo Nation, a territory encompassing 27,000 square miles across Arizona, New Mexico and Utah, sits a lone Catholic school — Saint Michael Indian School. There, 400...

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On Movies (and Golden Tickets)

Shea Serrano is a staff writer for the sports and pop culture website The Ringer and the author of three New York Times bestsellers, including Basketball (And Other...

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Treasures of the Sinai Desert: The History and Marvels of the Ancient Monastery of St. Catherine

The biblical importance of Mt. Sinai led to the creation of one of the world’s oldest monasteries, St. Catherine’s in Egypt. Today, this monastery houses some of the finest...

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Global Affairs

Living Stones

If they were jet-lagged, they didn’t show it. Just as the sun was rising on a Sunday in late July, a dozen Notre Dame undergraduate students filed into the lobby of the...

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Professor and Poet James Matthew Wilson on the Importance of Writing

James Matthew Wilson is a poet and associate professor in religion and literature in the department of Humanities and Augustinian Tradions at Villanova University. In this...

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Unearthing the Past

To learn about the past, most students dig into ancient texts. Others dig in ancient lands. At two sites in Israel, Notre Dame students uncovered materials that may enhance common...

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Health and Society

On ‘A Dangerous Idea’ and Documentary Filmmaking

Stephanie Welch is the director of the documentary A Dangerous Idea: Eugenics, Genetics, and the American Dream. In September, she visited Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing...

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Mary Ellen O’Connell and Samuel Moyn on Legal Arguments for Prohibition of Force

This episode is the second part of a four part conversation featuring Professor Mary Ellen O’Connell talking about themes emerging from her 2019 book, “The Art of Law in the...

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Religion and Philosophy

Episode 3: Jesus in the Qur’an

Jesus is a figure of great importance in the holy scripture of Islam,  in the Qur’an. The portrait of Jesus in the Qur’an has many common features with that of the New...

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Signal Jammer: ‘Recent Paintings’ 

Featuring paintings that combine darkly comedic text with pop-culture images, Lahr forms a narrative about working-class identity and the shaping of gender norms through mass...

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