John O'Malley Discusses Unique Features in the Beginning of the Jesuit Order
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John O'Malley Discusses Unique Features in the Beginning of the Jesuit Order

so the first 10 Jesuits the they were all had master of arts degree from the University of Paris this is an extremely important feature of their beginning these Masters of Arts degrees were certainly not quite the equivalent of a contemporary PhD but they come close and to have …

José Casanova: Challenging the Secularization Thesis
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José Casanova: Challenging the Secularization Thesis

Jose is best known for his efforts to make sense of a difficult topic which is the distinction between religious and secular or you could even say religious and non-religious and he has in many of his writings and in many of his speeches been able to as he calls …

Rev. David Hollenbach, S.J., on Jesuits and the Global Common Good
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Rev. David Hollenbach, S.J., on Jesuits and the Global Common Good

The Jesuit order was founded by Saint IgnatiusLoyola all the way back in the 1500s, the mid 1500s. And the founding document of the Jesuit ordersays that the purpose of the Jesuit efforts around the world is the promotion of the gloryof God and the common good. And then Ignatius …

Religious Beliefs and Practices: Roles in Decision-Making about Family Welfare in the Sahel
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Religious Beliefs and Practices: Roles in Decision-Making about Family Welfare in the Sahel

okay well good afternoon I know people will probably be coming and going and getting food but I think since we have a very rich menu and a short time that we might as well get started I'm Katherine Marshall welcome delighted to see you here we're going to be …

After Tree of Life: What Makes a Community Resilient
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After Tree of Life: What Makes a Community Resilient

– Well good evening everyone and welcome. It's a pleasure to welcome allof you to Georgetown tonight as we gather for this specialdinner and conversation, After Tree of Life: WhatMakes a Community Resilient. I'm Jack DeGioia, I serve as the Presidenthere at Georgetown and it's an honor for meto welcome …

Abdolkarim Soroush on Islamic Pluralistic Interpretations
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Abdolkarim Soroush on Islamic Pluralistic Interpretations

thank you both for the wonderful presentations I had a question for dr. suroosh you began by stating that islam is it's misleading to confine it into a single rubric rather it is a series of interpretation don't you see a danger in that that when you are given such …

John Courtney Murray Today - Jesuit, Churchman, and Public Theologian
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John Courtney Murray Today – Jesuit, Churchman, and Public Theologian

well welcome everyone and I want to thank you for your presence this morning it's a pleasure to be with all of you I we gather to reflect on the life of father John Courtney Murray of the Society of Jesus and the significance of his contributions today fifty years …