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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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Mon Jun 13, 2016

8th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty: Teaching Peace in the 21st Century

Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) invite you and your team to register for the 8th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty in Peace Studies Program Development, June 13 – 17, 2016.

The Summer Institute brings together teams of academics who want to launch a peace studies program at their college or university; strengthen or develop a new dimension to a peace studies program; or move an established peace studies program to the next level of design and rigor. Since its inception, the Summer Institute has hosted 250+ attendees from 70 different institutions.…

Mon Jun 20, 2016

2016 Center for Liturgy Symposium: Liturgy and the New Evangelization

Location: McKenna Hall Auditorium

The 2016 Symposium, which runs from June 20 through June 23, seeks to discern how liturgical prayer, sacramental formation, and liturgical catechesis can contribute to the new evangelization. The Center for Liturgy knows that the liturgical and sacramental life of the Church offers rich resources for the new evangelization. Further, we believe that Pope Francis’ comprehensive treatment of the new evangelization in Evangelii Gaudium requires us to re-think how we understand the importance of liturgical in our parishes. This year’s gathering will employ the See, Judge, and Act method of theological reflection.…