Dr. Nicholas Rescher: God and the Grounding of Morality

Dr. Nicholas Rescher, Co-Chairman of the Center for the Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh, delivers his talk entitled “God and the Grounding of Morality.” Dr. Rescher’s talk was part of the “Must Morality Be Grounded in God?” Conference at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Dr. John van Ingen: Kant’s Account of Morality: What is Grounded on What?

Dr. John van Ingen, Associate Professor of Philosophy from the University of St. Thomas, delivers his talk entitled “Kant’s Account of Morality: What is Grounded on What?” Dr. van Ingen’s talk was part of the “Must Morality Be Grounded in God?” Conference at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Fidelity and Freedom Series Panel: The Dialogue of Faith and Reason

The Fidelity and Freedom Series focused on the Dialogue of Faith and Reason concluded with a panel discussion with the four main presenters: Fr. James J Conn, SJ, Sr. Susan K. Wood, SCL, Most Rev. Mark Bartchak, and Msgr. James Patrick Shea.

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Msgr. James Patrick Shea: The Dialogue of Faith and Reason

Msgr. James Patrick Shea, President of the University of Mary, delivers his address on the Dialogue of Faith and Reason. Msgr. Shea’s talk was part of the Fidelity and Freedom Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Dr. Michael Healy, Professor of Philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville, provided a response.

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Bishop Mark Bartchak: The Dialogue of Faith and Reason

The Most Reverend Mark Bartchak, Bishop of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, delivers his address on the Dialogue of Faith and Reason. Bishop Bartchak’s talk was part of the Fidelity and Freedom Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Dr. Alan Schreck, Professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, provided a response.

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Fr. James J. Conn, SJ: The Dialogue of Faith and Reason

Fr. James J. Conn, SJ, Professor of Canon Law at Boston College, delivers his address on the Dialogue of Faith and Reason. Fr. Conn’s talk was part of the Fidelity and Freedom Series, a series of talks celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Ex Corde Ecclesiae.

Fr. Timothy Harris, TOR, of Franciscan University of Steubenville, provided a response.

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Sr. Susan K. Wood, SCL: The Dialogue of Faith and Reason

Sr. Susan K. Wood, SCL, Theology Department Chair at Marquette University, describes her view of the relationship between faith and reason. Sr. Wood’s talk was part of the Fidelity and Freedom Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

A response was delivered by Dr. Mike Sirilla, Professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville.
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Steve Ray — Why Faith and Reason?

Steve Ray, Pilgrimage Guide and Conference Speaker at Franciscan University of Steubenville, Host of the “Footprints of God” video series, and author of “Crossing the Tiber”, describes why both Faith and Reason are necessary.

Sherif Gergis — A Rational Case for Conjugal Marriage

Sherif Girgis, Co-Author of “What is Marriage?: Man and Woman: A Defense”, delivers his talk entitled “A Rational Case for Conjugal Marriage”. Mr Girgis’ talk was part of the Bioethics Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Fr. Jonathan Morris — Faith, Reason, and the Media

The full talk given by Father Jonathan Morris, FOX News analyst, at Franciscan University on October 11, 2012, as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.

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Dr. Benjamin Wiker — Four Proofs of a Designed Universe

Dr. Benjamin Wiker,  senior fellow, St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, speaks on “Can Science Demonstrate the Existence of God? What’s a Catholic to Think?”, a presentation from Franciscan University’s 2012 Science and Faith Conference: “Can Science Inform Our Understanding of God?”

Dr. Benjamin Wiker — Materialist Reduction of Reason: The Atheist’s Safety Net

Dr. Benjamin Wiker, senior fellow, St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology speaks on “Can Science Demonstrate the Existence of God? What’s a Catholic to Think?”, a presentation from Franciscan University’s 2012 Science and Faith Conference: “Can Science Inform Our Understanding of God?”

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