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Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture


2011-2012: Religion in "Secular" America

“The Claim of Memory and the Power of Place: Reconsidering Religion and Spirituality in the Pacific Northwest” 
Patricia O'Connell Killen, Ph.D.
Academic Vice President 
Gonzaga University
October 27, 2011 

“American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us” 
Robert Putnam, Ph.D. 
Malkin Professor of Public Policy
Harvard University 
Visiting Professo 
University of Manchester (UK) 
January 17, 2012 
*This lecture was canceled due to University closure due to weather conditions* 

“Catholicism & Politics; Secularization & Secularism” 
Peter Steinfels, Ph.D.
Professor, Co-director of Fordham University Center on Religion and Culture 
Fordham University 
May 8, 2012