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, with good people and reasonable refreshments, in the Murphy Room (Franz Hall). Planning ahead? Dates for the 2021-22 year are 9/17, 11/5, 1/28 and 4/1. Contact Karen Eifler ( if you have suggestions for readings, poems or images to share. Bring a friend!

Fall 2021 

Friday, September 17, 3:30--5PM


David Montgomery: The Search For Environmental Hope, from April 12, 2021 Washington Post Magazine

Amanda Gorman's 2021 Inaugural poem: The Hill We Climb (this link includes video of her reading her poem at President Biden's inauguration, in addition to the text)

Bibliography of Past Readings