Jacques Maritain: Political Theology for a Pluralistic Age
June 8, 10, 15, and 17
The Morningside Institute is hosting a seminar to explore Maritain’s thought on the relationship between pluralistic societies and the values that shape them. Russell Hittinger will lead the discussions on Tuesdays and Thursdays via Zoom. RSVP and find more information here.
Preaching the Gospel of John with Saint Augustine
Tuesday, June 8
Join this master class with renowned Augustine scholars Rowan Williams and John Cavadini sponsored by the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Theology. They will discuss a new translation of Augustine’s homilies on John 6, just in time for a month of summer preaching on that chapter of John’s Gospel. Register and find more information here.
Book Talk: Awake, Not Woke: A Christian Response to the Cult of Progressive Ideology
Wednesday, June 9
Join the Catholic Information Center for a discussion with Noelle Mering about her book Awake, Not Woke: A Christian Response to the Cult of Progressive Ideology, which examines the history, major players, premises, and tactics of “Wokeness.” RSVP and find more information here.
Book Talk: Our Dear-Bought Liberty: Catholics and Religious Toleration in Early America
Wednesday, June 16
Join the Catholic Information Center for a discussion with Dr. Michael Breidenbach about his new book Our Dear-Bought Liberty: Catholics and Religious Toleration in Early America. Drawing upon new archival material, Breidenbach argues that American Catholics, on the basis of the conciliar tradition within Catholicism, actually promoted secularism and separation of church and state, contrary to the common narrative that religious liberty in America was achieved by liberal Protestant consensus. RSVP and find more information here.
Virtual Summer Conference: As I Have Loved You
Wednesday through Friday, June 16–18
Join the Portsmouth Institute for Faith and Culture for a lively discussion about the heart of the Christian life: love. Featuring Glenn Arbery, John C. Cavadini, Liz Lev, Brandon McGinley, Chad Pecknold, and more. Register and find more information here.
Rehabilitating Erasmus: Healing the Protestant-Catholic Divide
Tuesday, June 22
Join Dr. Thomas Scheck and the Institute of Catholic Culture for a conversation about the significance of Erasmus’s life and work and specifically his devotion to the recovery of the scriptural exegesis of the Church Fathers as a potential antidote to the divide between Protestants and Catholics. Register and find more information here.
Mark Lilla discusses Thomas Mann’s Reflections of a Nonpolitical Man
Tuesday, June 22
Join American Purpose for a conversation with Mark Lilla on Thomas Mann’s Reflections of a Nonpolitical Man. Register and find more information here.
Monastic Wisdom Summer Webinar Series: Wisdom from the Heart of the Cistercian Tradition
Sunday evenings monthly: June 27, July 25, August 22, & September 26
Join the monks from Our Lady of Dallas Cistercian Monastery for four Sunday evening reflection sessions examining the contours of the monastic intellectual tradition. Find more information and register here.
2021 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture: Living Accountably
Wednesday through Friday, October 27–29
Join Baylor University’s Institute for Faith and Learning for its annual Symposium on Faith and Culture. The conference will explore what it means to live accountably in relation to God and to other persons—both superiors and equals. Find more information here.
The Future of American Political Economy Conference
Friday & Saturday, July 23–24
Join ISI for a conference exploring the question “How can our economy better advance the safety and happiness of the American people?”. Featuring Hillbilly Elegy author J. D. Vance, Senator Marco Rubio, bestselling author Amity Shlaes, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Judge Neomi Rao, and many others. Free for students. Register and find more information here.