Lively conversations with professors, fellows, scholars, and friends of the University of Notre Dame's de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture. The Center is committed to sharing the richness of the Catholic moral and intellectual tradition through teaching, research, and public engagement, at the highest level and across a range of disciplines. For more information visit http://ethicscenter.nd.edu
October 8th, 2020 | 24 mins 53 secs
csc, film, holy cross, movies, peyton, radio, venerable
Fr. Guffey is National Director of Family Theater Productions and the executive producer of the new film "PRAY: The Life of Patrick Peyton"
September 30th, 2020 | 24 mins 23 secs
church, teaching, theology
Daniel Philpott (Political Science) and Jessica Keating (McGrath Institute for Church Life) are co-teachers of the Notre Dame undergraduate theology class "Why the Church? Making the Case for Catholicism to Millennials."
September 3rd, 2020 | 30 mins 1 sec
abortion, law, priest, pro-life
Fr. John Paul Kimes teaches canon law at Notre Dame Law School and is the Raymond of Peñafort Fellow in Canon Law at the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture.
August 20th, 2020 | 30 mins 18 secs
book, faith, intellect, intellectual, teaching, thought
Zena Hitz is a Tutor in the great books program at St. John's College and author of the book "Lost In Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life."
August 6th, 2020 | 29 mins 51 secs
evangelization, papacy, pope
George Weigel's newest book is "The Next Pope: The Office of Peter and a Church in Mission." We discuss why he wrote the book, who it's for, and how every Christian, not just the Pope, has the responsibility to introduce people to Jesus Christ. Weigel is a distinguished senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C.
May 14th, 2020 | 19 mins 53 secs
art, ireland, irish studies, sorin fellow, theology
We chat with Anja Renkes, an undergraduate Sorin Fellow of the Notre Dame class of 2020.
January 16th, 2020 | 21 mins 39 secs
csc, priest, science, theology
Fr. Terry Ehrman is the chaplain to the de Nicola Center and teacher of the popular theology course, "Science, Theology, and Creation." In our conversation, we chat about how he came to Notre Dame, his vocation as a Holy Cross priest, and how he challenges his students to move from created things to the creator himself.
December 12th, 2019 | 28 mins 18 secs
faith, reason, science
In this episode, we chat with Steve Barr, a theoretical particle physicist and the president of the Society of Catholic Scientists. In our conversation, we chat about the relationship between science and faith, and why people of faith should not be threatened by scientific research.
December 5th, 2019 | 23 mins 58 secs
aquinas, artificial intelligence, muslim, philosophy, theology, thomas
Therese Cory is an associate professor of philosophy and a member of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas.
November 20th, 2019 | 32 mins 50 secs
ethics, euthanasia, medical ethics, suicide
Dr. Mark Komrad, MD is a psychiatrist on the clinical and teaching staff of the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, and the author of "You Need Help: A Step-by-Step Plan to Convince Your Loved One to Get Counseling." He spoke with us about the emerging ethical crisis surrounding physician assisted suicide and euthanasia of patients with non-terminal mental disorders.
November 15th, 2019 | 29 mins 28 secs
fall conference, friendship, poetry, whit stillman
James Matthew Wilson is a poet whose most recent published work is "The River of the Immaculate Conception." He is associate professor in religion and literature in the department of Humanities and Augustinian Traditions at Villanova University.
November 13th, 2019 | 23 mins 29 secs
podcasting, social media, theology
We chat with Sr. Theresa Aletheia Noble, FSP of the Daughters of St. Paul, and Fr. Harrison Ayre and Fr. Anthony Sciarappa of the Clerically Speaking podcast about friendship in the digital age and the use of social media in pastoral ministry.