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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. Links to readings—which are selected by the group—will be posted here well in advance of the discussion date. All are welcome!

2020 Sessions

January 31 and April 3
3:30-5 p.m., Murphy Room, Franz Hall

Readings for January 31, 2020

Thomas Merton's essay "Rain and the Rhinoceros"

Andrew Guest's essay in Oregon Humanities  "Pursuing A Science of Happiness"

The poem "Happiness," by Jane Kenyon

Bibliography of Past Readings