Papal Economics: the Catholic Church on Democratic Capitalism

Papal Economics: the Catholic Church on Democratic Capitalism

By Fr. Maciej Zieba
On November 19, Fr. Zieba gave a talk to Christendom students and faculty entitled “Papal Economics”. Fr. Maciej Zięba, O.P., was a close associate of Pope John Paul II and a strong activist in Poland’s Solidarity movement in the Communist era. A physicist...
Artistic Patronage and the Common Good: The Case of Johann Sebastian Bach

Artistic Patronage and the Common Good: The Case of Johann Sebastian Bach

By Dr. Kurt Poterack
On November 14, Dr. Kurt Poterack gave a lecture as part of the Beato Fra Angelico Fine Arts Series. Entitled “Artistic Patronage and the Common Good: The Case of Johann Sebastian Bach,” he spoke on the value of music, and how music itself has changed. Dr....
Homeschooling Since 1950: A Historical Perspective

Homeschooling Since 1950: A Historical Perspective

By Professor Dixie Lane
On Wednesday afternoon, Mrs. Dixie Lane delivered a lecture to students and faculty entitled “Homeschooling Since 1950: A Historical Perspective.” Lane delved into the roots of the homeschooling movement and some of the key legal battles that ensured the...
Communication in the Age of Pope Francis

Communication in the Age of Pope Francis

By Fr. John Wauck
Fr. John Wauck, a communications professor at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, delivered a talk entitled “Communication in the Age of Pope Francis” to students and faculty on September 6. Wauck examined the different communication styles of Pope...
Wonder and Fear in the Pursuit of Wisdom

Wonder and Fear in the Pursuit of Wisdom

By Professor J. Michael Brown
On September 5, Professor J. Michael Brown gave a talk entitled “Wonder and Fear in the Pursuit of Wisdom” to the Christendom College community. Michael Brown is an assistant professor in the Philosophy department at Christendom College. Graduating from...