Symposia

The Center has sponsored or co-sponsored two academic symposia that were convened to explored a particular aspect of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition.

October 2014 – Business, Faith and the Common Good

How can faith inspire business practices that seek the common good? This is the motivating question of this symposium, which brings together a variety of companies and institutions who seek the common good.

February 2012 – The Greening of the Papacy

This event, co-sponsored by The Kripke Center at Creighton University, brought scholars from Creighton and other institutions together to discuss the gradual awakening of the papacy to environmental issues. The participants in the symposium published their papers in the collection The Greening of the Papacy, edited by Ronald A. Simkins and John J. O’Keefe.

March 2009 – The Catholic Intellectual Tradition as a Source of Scholarly Wisdom

This event brought scholars from Creighton and other institutions together to discuss the place of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition across all the disciplines of the university. The participants in the symposium published their papers in the collection The Catholic Intellectual Tradition: Scholarship, Faith, and Higher Education, edited by John J. O’Keefe, Gina Merys, and Bridget Keegan.