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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

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

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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

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English

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Episodes

Episode 71: Fr. Harrison Ayre

6/23/2022
Fr. Harrison returns to the podcast to discuss his book, Mysterion: The Revelatory Power of the Sacramental Worldview (https://paulinestore.com/mysterion-the-revelatory-power-of-sacramental-worldview-qs1005939-198267.html). Special Guest: Fr. Harrison Ayre.

Duration:00:31:15

Episode 70: Paul Blaschko

6/9/2022
Paul Blaschko is an assistant teaching professor in philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. He heads up curriculum design and digital pedagogy for the God and the Good Life Program, and has recently been working to develop similar curricula at universities across the nation as part of an initiative funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Blaschko completed an MA in philosophy at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, a PhD at the University of Notre Dame, and held the Andrew W. Mellon...

Duration:00:45:00

Episode 69: Dr. Kristin Collier

5/12/2022
Dr. Collier is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School and she completed her internal medicine residency and chief medical resident year at the University of Michigan Health System. She is the director of Michigan Medicine's program on Health, Spirituality & Religion. Her special clinical interests include preventative medicine, primary care, depression and heart disease. Special Guest: Kristin Collier, MD.

Duration:00:34:45

Episode 68: Dr. John Bruchalski

4/29/2022
The de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame presented the 11th annual Notre Dame Evangelium Vitae Medal to Dr. John T. Bruchalski, MD, founder of Tepeyac OB/GYN, one of the largest pro-life clinics in the nation, at a celebration on April 23, 2022. "Dr. Bruchalski is a shining example of the Church's untiring commitment to directly serving mothers, children, and families," said O. Carter Snead, director of the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture. "His...

Duration:00:34:45

Episode 67: Greg Wolfe

4/7/2022
Writer, editor, publisher, and teacher, Gregory Wolfe has been called “one of the most incisive and persuasive voices of our generation” (Ron Hansen). Both as a thinker and institution-builder, Wolfe has been a pioneer in the resurgence of interest in the relationship between art and religion—a resurgence that has had widespread impact both on religious communities and the public square. As an advocate for the tradition of Christian Humanism, Wolfe has established a reputation as an...

Duration:00:34:10

Episode 66: Hon. Dan Lipinski

3/17/2022
Dan Lipinski is the former US Representative for the 3rd Congressional District in Illinois from 2005 to 2021, a member of the Democratic Party. He was co-chair of the Bi-partisan Congressional Pro-life Caucus. Special Guest: Daniel Lipinski.

Duration:00:27:35

Episode 65: Abigail Favale

2/24/2022
Abigail Favale, Ph.D., is a writer, professor, and speaker. She is Dean of the College of Humanities at George Fox University. Raised an evangelical Christian, she converted to the Catholic faith in 2014. Her newest book, The Genesis of Gender, is due to be released by Ignatius Press in May 2022. Special Guest: Abigail Favale.

Duration:00:35:28

Episode 64: Fr. Matthew Schneider, LC

1/14/2022
Fr. Matthew P. Schneider, LC is a priest with the Legionaries of Christ ordained in 2013. He is currently writing a doctoral thesis in moral theology through Regina Apostolorum in Rome while living in the diocese of Arlington, Virginia. Since leaving his hometown of Calgary, Canada, he has ministered in various locations throughout the USA and Canada. He is also known for his online writing and social media, @FrMatthewLC across social media. Special Guest: Fr. Matthew Schneider, LC.

Duration:00:26:35

Episode 63: Christopher Beha

11/18/2021
Christopher Beha is the author of a memoir, The Whole Five Feet, and the novels Arts & Entertainments and What Happened to Sophie Wilder. His latest novel, The Index of Self-Destructive Acts, was nominated for the 2020 National Book Award. He is the editor of Harper’s Magazine. Special Guest: Christopher Beha.

Duration:00:34:44

Episode 62: Alex Jones of Hallow

11/4/2021
A chat with Alex Jones, co-founder and CEO of Hallow (https://hallow.com), the #1 Catholic app for prayer, meditation, music, and sleep. From the introduction to Hallow: "This is the idea behind Hallow: provide a simple, easy-to-use mobile app that helps us foster a relationship with God and the peace of prayer through guided prayer and meditation. Hallow is a simple way to create a daily, personal retreat each morning for you in your home. The idea isn’t to invent new ways to pray, but...

Duration:00:31:44

Episode 61: Petra Farrell

10/29/2021
Petra Farrell joined the de Nicola Center in October 2017 as the Culture of Life Programs Manager, overseeing the Vita Institute, the Notre Dame Evangelium Vitae Medal, and serving as the advisor to the Right to Life student club. Having previously served for several years as a volunteer with St. Joseph County (now Michiana) Right to Life, she performed sidewalk counseling as well as organized and emceed the organization's annual fundraising dinners. Special Guest: Petra Farrell.

Duration:00:28:59

Episode 60: Kirk Doran

10/7/2021
Kirk Doran is the Henkels Family Collegiate Chair and Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Notre Dame. Doran received his B.A. in Physics from Harvard University in 2002, his S.M. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University in 2002, and his Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University in 2008, where his dissertation won Princeton's labor economics dissertation award. Doran's research focuses on issues in labor economics, innovation economics, and international migration,...

Duration:00:29:56

Episode 59: Christina Bambrick

9/23/2021
Christina Bambrick is Assistant Professor of Political Science specializing in constitutional theory and development. Her research and teaching interests range from American and comparative constitutionalism to republican theory and the history of political thought. Her publications include the articles, "Horizontal Rights: A Republican Vein in Liberal Constitutionalism," in Polity in 2020, and "'Neither Precisely National Nor Precisely Federal': Governmental and Administrative Authority in...

Duration:00:17:49

Episode 58: Brian Mulholland

9/9/2021
Dr. Brian Mulholland is an Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Mathematics Department at Notre Dame and the Director of the ASCEND program, which is the summer online program for the incoming first years. He works primarily in digital resource development and mathematical pedagogy. In the past few years, he helped create both the Summer Online Calculus III and Introduction to Linear Algebra and Differential Equations courses. He frequently implements digital materials and alternative...

Duration:00:22:58

Episode 57: Vicki Thorn

8/26/2021
Vicki Thorn, a certified trauma counselor and spiritual director, started Project Rachel while working in the Respect Life Office of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Since the first training workshop for a small group of attendees in 1984, the ministry has expanded to the majority of dioceses across the United States and more than 25 additional countries around the world. Now overseen by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Project Rachel is a diocesan-based network of specially...

Duration:00:39:28

Episode 56: Joshua Hren

6/17/2021
Joshua Hren is the founder and publisher of Wiseblood Books, author of "How to Read (and Write) Like a Catholic," and cofounder of a new MFA program in Creative Writing at the University of St. Thomas that focuses on the Catholic imagination. He has presented at the de Nicola Center's Fall Conference. Special Guest: Joshua Hren.

Duration:00:50:45

Episode 55: Carter Snead and "What It Means to Be Human"

5/27/2021
O. Carter Snead, the Director of the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture, has penned an acclaimed new book, "What It Means to Be Human: The Case for the Body in Public Bioethics." In this episode, we chat with Professor Snead about the premises of his book, which is a survey of the understanding of human flourishing that underlies the American legal and policy landscape regarding abortion, assisted reproductive technologies, and end-of-life issues. Special Guest: Carter Snead.

Duration:00:29:18

Episode 54: Todd Hartch

5/14/2021
Todd Hartch is the author of four books on Christian history, including the award-winning The Rebirth of Latin American Christianity. In his new book, A Time to Build Anew: How to Find the True, Good, and Beautiful in America (Angelico Press, 2021), he provides models of men and women who have produced works of beauty in challenging circumstances, who have taught truth without fear, who have served the most vulnerable with great joy. A former Protestant campus minister who was received into...

Duration:00:27:21

Episode 53: Solzhenitsyn and American Culture

3/15/2021
In this episode, we chat with David Deavel and Jessica Hooten Wilson, editors of the book "Solzhenitsyn and American Culture: The Russian Soul in the West," a recent volume in our Solzenitsyn book series with the University of Notre Dame Press. We chat about how they each came to encounter the great Russian writer, the importance of his Orthodox faith on his writing, and how the time may be just right for us to be open to an authentic Russian influence on our culture. Special Guests: David...

Duration:00:28:51

Episode 52: Michael McGlinn

2/25/2021
In this episode, we chat with Michael McGlinn, a filmmaker, musician, and the driving force behind AdoreHimDaily.com, a ministry that promotes Eucharistic Adoration. We chat about the lessons that Michael learned as a player under Coach Lou Holtz as well as the lessons that he has learned in prayer before the Blessed Sacrament. Special Guest: Michael McGlinn.

Duration:00:27:02