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April 9, 2019

Sacred and Profane Love Podcast: Philosophy Outside Academia

Let me begin by saying something about how the Sacred and Profane Love podcast came to be and what its future is. My podcast began as an extension of a three year, 2.1 million dollar research project titled, “Virtue, Happiness, and the Meaning of Life,” which was generously supported by the John Templeton Foundation.
April 9, 2019

Does Scripture Really Require Nation-States? Review of Hazony’s The Virtue of Nationalism

In this article, IHE director Joseph E. Capizzi provides a review of Yoram Hazony’s book The Virtue of Nationalism.
April 2, 2019

Catholic teaching on economics about the human person

In this interview, Dr. Mary Hirschfeld speaks to Charles Camosy about the current debate over socialism and capitalism taking place in the United States.
April 2, 2019

Aquinas and the Market: Theologian & Economist Mary Hirschfeld on a Humane Economy

During this podcast, Michael Baranowski, talks with theologian, economist and IHE Fellow Mary Hirschfeld about her book Aquinas and the Market: Toward a Humane Economy.
April 2, 2019

Experts Work to Untangle the Crisis in the Church

The destruction wrought by the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse crisis is impossible to deny. But what actually caused it to begin with? To tackle this question, experts in the fields of theology, sociology, management, gender, and journalism gathered at The Catholic University of America on March 26 for “What’s Really Going On? The Root Causes of the Current Crisis.”
March 28, 2019

Whither Humane Economics? In Defense of Wonder and Admiration in Natural Science

What is needed for a humane economics is not theological economics, but a rediscovery of the call to understand the world through an economic science replete with wonder and admiration—something missing in contemporary economics as much as in the drab theology of many ethicists. Properly delineated, this is not a rejection of ethics in economics, but a recovery of the normative dimension of reality.
March 28, 2019

What caused the clergy sex abuse crisis? Catholic universities are pushing for debate on the answer.

U.S. Catholics know they are in the thick of a clergy sexual abuse crisis, but that’s where agreement ends. When the abuse topic exploded in the church in the early 2000s, everyone knew the focus was stopping the shuffling around and cover-up of priests abusing children
March 19, 2019

Heroines of Ordinary Times

Since March began, Women’s History Month has highlighted famous women and their places in our collective history. However, the private histories of our families hold countless ordinary women who lived extraordinary, but hidden, lives of faith, hope and love.
March 14, 2019

Marriage and Religion Research Institute (MARRI) Endorses MA in Human Rights Program

In my estimation the strategic project of the next century (100 years) is the movement of fathers taking unto themselves alone, the sexual formation of their sons, resulting in sons capable of being great husbands and fathers.
March 13, 2019

IHE Fellow Recognized For Book On Aquinas And The Economy

The book was awarded the Economy & Society International Award, presented by the Fondazione Centesimus Annus - Pro Pontifice. From the Foundation’s website: “The prize is awarded to a work which stands out for its original contribution to in depth study and implementation of the Social Doctrine of the Church, is of proven doctrinal soundness, and exceptional quality.”

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The Catholic University of America


620 Michigan Avenue NE
339 Caldwell Hall
Washington, DC 20064


202-319-5892
ihe@cua.edu

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