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This seminar will examine the complementary roles that religion and science have played in the birth of western universities and how the scientific method has been part of theological inquiry since the Middle Ages.  Rather than offering two disparate worldviews, religion and science can and should be integrated to foster a complete and thorough understanding of our history and our world.

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The Russian-Ukraine conflict intensifies with each passing day. Negotiations move at a slow pace while weapons and military assistance from other nations pour into Ukraine. Some commentators talk about “just war.” Russia threatens to use nuclear weapons. This seminar will explore the questions, attitudes, and conditions for building a better world raised in Pope Francis’s encyclical Fratelli Tutti. The question of the validity of the traditional “Just War Theory” in a nuclear era must be challenged.

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