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The Department of Theology is the heart of Notre Dame’s education in faith and reason. Guided by the ideal of “faith seeking understanding,” the faculty engage in critical reflection in six areas: moral theology, world religions and world church, history of Christianity, liturgy, biblical studies, and systematic theology.

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Sun Jul 5, 2015

Creation out of Nothing: Origins and Contemporary Significance

Location: University of Notre Dame Conference Center

Sunday, July 5 - Wednesday, July 8

A conference of scholars trained in Biblical studies, the history of early Christian thought, Jewish studies and those with contemporary philosophical and scientific interests who seek to understand more fully what the doctrine of “creation out of nothing” might mean in a modern context.  The background to the problem is simply stated:  Biblical, early Christian, Jewish and contemporary theologians all answer to very different constituencies and as a result rarely intersect in terms of their constructive proposals for how a religious tradition might think about a particularly pressing problem.  In this case the matter is all the more complicated in that many presume that the Biblical studies have long shown, on clear philological grounds, that the doctrine of creation out of nothing cannot be founded on the Bible.

Wed Jul 8, 2015

ICL Summer Spirituality Series - Experts in Communion: Consecrated Life in the Modern World

Location: Notre Dame Center for Liturgy

Experts in Communion: Consecrated Life in the Modern World 
(Notre Dame Center for Liturgy)
July 815, and 22, 2015
Geddes Hall, Room 300, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
 
July 8:
Holy Cross Spirituality, presented by Fr. Kevin Groves, C.S.C., Holy Cross Priest and Research Fellow, University of Notre Dame

July 15:
Carmelite Spirituality

Wed Jul 15, 2015

ICL Summer Spirituality Series - Experts in Communion: Consecrated Life in the Modern World

Location: Notre Dame Center for Liturgy

Experts in Communion: Consecrated Life in the Modern World 
(Notre Dame Center for Liturgy)
July 815, and 22, 2015
Geddes Hall, Room 300, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
 
July 8:
Holy Cross Spirituality, presented by Fr. Kevin Groves, C.S.C., Holy Cross Priest and Research Fellow, University of Notre Dame

July 15:
Carmelite Spirituality

Wed Jul 22, 2015

ICL Summer Spirituality Series - Experts in Communion: Consecrated Life in the Modern World

Location: Notre Dame Center for Liturgy

Experts in Communion: Consecrated Life in the Modern World 
(Notre Dame Center for Liturgy)
July 815, and 22, 2015
Geddes Hall, Room 300, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
 
July 8:
Holy Cross Spirituality, presented by Fr. Kevin Groves, C.S.C., Holy Cross Priest and Research Fellow, University of Notre Dame

July 15:
Carmelite Spirituality

Fri Jul 31, 2015