Archives » September 2009

ND theologian Father Gutierrez, founder of liberation theology, to receive Niebuhr Medal from Elmhurst College

Author: Michael O. Garvey


Rev. Gustavo Gutierrez, O.P., John Cardinal O’Hara Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, will receive the Niebuhr Medal from Elmhurst College in a Sept. 20 ceremony.

The highest honor given by Elmhurst College, the Niebuhr Medal is presented in recognition of “extraordinary service to humanity” and the advancement of “the tradition of Reinhold and H. Richard Niebuhr, both Elmhurst College alumni and widely regarded as two of the most influential and compassionate theologians of the last century.” Previous recipients include the Nobel laureates Elie Wiesel and Lech Walesa, historian Arthur Schlesinger, and Cardinal Joseph Bernardin. Read More

Newly Opened Geddes Hall Integrates Theology, Sustainability

Author: Arts and Letters

Notre Dame’s Geddes Hall is coming to life. The staff of the University’s Center for Social Concerns moved into the newly constructed building this summer and will be joined by other units of the Institute for Church Life… Read More