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A Mess of Help
January 24
The Olmsted Salon, a ministry of Calvary/St. John’s Church which seeks to integrate faith and culture, is hosting author David Zahl for a book event. Constructed like an album, Zhal’s new book “A Mess of Help” surveys some of pop’s most eccentric icons to address some of life’s biggest questions.

Film, the Aesthetics of Death, and the Culture of Life: Picturing Motion after Modernity
February 14
The Thomistic Institute is hosting Rev. Bruno M. Shah for the next installment in “The Art of the Beautiful” lecture series.


Thinking Critically About Critical Thinking
January 29
Phoenix, AZ: R. R. Reno, editor of First Things, will give a lecture exploring the ideas behind the current cultural fixation with critical thinking as the highest intellectual good, and how a pedagogy based on piety provides a more successful roadmap for the pursuit of the good, the true, and the beautiful.

The Catholic Roots of Religious Freedom
February 20-21
Birmingham, AL: Robert Louis Wilken will deliver this lecture at Beeson Divinity School. More details to come.



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