Tag Archives: Washington

Here I Stand: Conscience, Reformation, and Religious Freedom Across the Centuries Panel 3

– My name’s Allen Hertzke, I’m a professor of political science at the University of Oklahoma, and my boss, Kyle Harper, was just on the previous panel, my provost. And I wanted to take just a moment of personal privilege before we get started on this panel. I’ve been working with the Georgetown Center for… Read More »

A Generation of Peace: Northern Ireland, Then and Now-Welcome and Peacerunner Conversation

Oh, good afternoon. You’re all very welcome to Georgetown University. My name is Gerard Mannion and I’m part of the Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs here and I also teach the department of theology but with another add on, I’m part of the new initiative we are developing at Georgetown for Global… Read More »

How to Take Religion Seriously in World Politics: Can Religious Studies Help?

I have looked at the way that Islam becomes politicized and Islam, unfortunately, the case in point, of the limit of the scholarship of political science and religion. Most of the time my colleagues look at the text. What did this Muslim leader had written about jihad or about democracy or secularizes. And actually, these… Read More »

Tacoma Campus Graduation 2017

all right now get it come get your hands together for your evergreen down yeah we here today we’re going to celebrate your 2017 evergreen call the campus graduate in the building yes now just make a little noise it’s another night look at Laura’s beautiful a beautiful day on the moon ain’t no stamina… Read More »

David Brooks: Writing as a Career

[APPLAUSE] DAVID BROOKS: That was very kind. Thank you. I’ll try to be brief and leave a lot of time for question and answer. I know since you are associated with the University of Chicago, you didn’t come here to hear me speak. You came here to hear yourself speak. [LAUGHTER] I’ll try to get… Read More »

John Courtney Murray Today – Jesuit, Churchman, and Public Theologian

Well welcome everyone, and I wanna thank you for your presence this morning. It’s a pleasure to be with all of you as we gather to reflect on the life of Father John Courtney Murray of the Society of Jesus and the significance of his contributions today, 50 years after his death. This day would… Read More »

John Courtney Murray Today – Resource for Just War and Just Peace in the Nuclear Age?

It was in the summer of 1945. A lonely place in the middle of the desert. A number of people were assembled, including J. Robert Oppenheimer. This was the first test of a nuclear weapon. They didn’t know what was going to happen. Some people were fearful that there would have been a complete destruction… Read More »

The Exit Interview: A Conversation with Loretta Lynch

(bell tolls) – [Announcer] Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the stage, John J. DeGioia, president of Georgetown University. (audience applauds) – Well, good evening everyone. Welcome. It’s a privilege to welcome you here, in Gaston Hall, for this special gathering, and I want to thank you for taking the time to be with us… Read More »

Catholic Social Teaching and Peace: Nonviolence, Justice, and Reconciliation

Well, good afternoon to you all. I’m David Hollenbach and it’s a great pleasure for me to be able to make my presentation to you from a long distance. I am very grateful to Jerry Powers of the CPN, Catholic Peace-building Network, and to Alia Somundi for having invited me to be part of your… Read More »

A Conversation with Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ

– Well, good afternoon, everyone. It’s a pleasure to gather with all of you here in Gaston Hall for our latest event in our Faith and Culture Series, a conversation today with celebrated author and human rights activist Sister Helen Prejean. Sister Helen, we’re grateful to you for your presence here, for sharing your reflections… Read More »