Upcoming Events

Professor George to address the 46th Annual National Conservative Student Conference in 2024 in Washington, DC

July 23 2:00 pm 3:00 pm | JW Marriott, Washington, DC

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Professor Robert George to Deliver Keynote Address at the National Summit on Civics in Catholic Education

August 1 4:00 pm - August 2 3:00 pm | 1020 North 2nd Street, Atchison, KS 66002

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“Together at Oxford in the 1980s: The Search for Faith Then and Now” – a discussion with Professor Robert George at the Ethics of Evidence Conference

August 6 9:00 am 10:00 am | Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

The Faith-Science Vision of Richard J. Pendergast, S.J.: The Bible, Evolution, and the Problem of Good and Evil

An Initiative of the New Evangelizationi

Conference program sponsored by Donnelly College and the Ethics of Evidence Foundation to be held on August 6,2024 at the Catholic University of America.

Conference Chair: Monsignor Stuart W. Swetland, S.T.D.

Message of Bishop Asztrik Várszegi, OSB, Archabbot Emeritus, Pannonhalma, Hungary, Episcopal Patron.

Message of Dr. Valerie Miké, President, The Ethics of Evidence Foundation.

“Together at Oxford in the 1980s: The Search for Faith Then and Now”

A Conversation with Dr. Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program, Princeton University. J.D. and M.T.S., Harvard University; D.Phil, D.C.L., and D.Litt, University of Oxford.

“Faith and Science Today: The Challenge of Academia”

Dr. Jeffrey W. Herrmann, Professor, St. Abbo of Fleury Chair in Engineering, CUA. Distinguished work in mathematical modeling to improve public health as well as engineering design decision making processes and the planning of autonomous systems. B.S., Applied Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Ph.D., Industrial Systems Engineering, University of Florida.

“The Cosmic Hierarchy: Quantum Mechanics and Teleology”

Rev. Joseph Laracy, Associate Professor and Chairman of Systematic Theology, Seton Hall University. Also affiliated with the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science with publications in cybernetics, engineering systems, and informatics, as well as the intersection of theology and science. S.T.D., Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome; S.M. (Engineering Systems); MIT, B.S. (Computer Engineering), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

“Ordinary Faith, Ordinary Science”

Dr. William Phillips, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Nobel Laureate in Physics, 1997, for development of methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light. Ph. D., Physics, MIT.

“Evil, Original Sin, and Evolution”

Dr. Matthew Ramage, Professor of Theology, Benedictine College. Author of From the Dust of the Earth: Benedict XVI, the Bible, and the Theory of Evolution (CUA Press, 2022) and five other monographs. Ph.D., Systematic Theology, Ave Maria University; M.A., Franciscan University of Steubenville; B.A., University of Illinois at U-C.

“Reading the Two Books of God: The Future of Humankind”

Msgr. Stuart W. Swetland, President of Donnelly College and Director of the Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos Institute. S.T.D., Pontifical Lateran University, Rome; Rhodes Scholar, M.A. and B.S. (Politics, Philosophy, and Economics) University of Oxford; B.S., Physics, United States Naval Academy.

To register for this conference, please visit https://www.donnelly.edu/academics/ethics-of-evidence-conference

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Professor George to Deliver Constitution Day Lecture at Geneva College

September 20 10:00 am 11:15 am | Geneva College, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania