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!

Spring 2022 

Friday, January 28, 3:30--5PM


Jonathan Haidt: Why Universities Must Choose One Telos: Truth or Social Justicefrom Heterodox: The Blog

Christian Alejandro Gonzalez: On Truth and Ideology in Academia, from Heterodox: The Blog (a response to Haidt) 

Howard Nemerov's poem "To David, About His Education"


Bibliography of Past Readings