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Faith and Intellectual Life Discussion Group

Wine and books imageAll UP faculty and staff are welcome to participate in the Faith and Intellectual Life Discussion Group. We read and discuss ideas that matter in a convivial gathering two Friday afternoons each term, fortified by snacks and libations. Meetings are 3:30–5PM in the Murphy Room, on the fourth floor of Franz Hall. Links to readings will be posted here well in advance of the discussion date.

Dates for 2018-2019

9/28, 11/9, 1/25 and 3/22 (all Fridays)
3:30-5PM Murphy Room

Readings for 11/9/18

Commonweal article by Cassandra Nelson, "Seeing is Believing: What Flannery O'Connor Meant by 'Vision'"

Essay by Johanna Ziegler from Eifler & Landy (Eds.) Becoming Beholders"Practice Makes Reception: The Role of Contemplative Ritual in Approaching Art" 

Poem: Paul's Letter to the Corinthians, by Matthew Minicucci

Bibliography of Past Readings