June 29, 2023
One wishes to avoid extremes. Old mathematics is not simply a museum piece, wholly separate from us, effectively dead. On the other hand, it is not so similar to current mathematics as to be subsumed by it in a mere change of notation.
May 3, 2023
It is hard not to feel demoralized, disempowered, or skeptical about the world today. Who doesn’t want things to be better or work towards improving them? But the path to a new and better reality cannot be one of avoidance.
January 12, 2023
We aspire for an education that seeks to occasion transformations so structural, profound, intimate, and thorough that learners cannot tell what they have learned because it has become one with them.
August 10, 2022
The University of Dayton controversy continued to escalate because the faculty did not discuss things in a civil manner. When people hold deeply-felt concerns on moral issues, they are willing to do things that seem unimaginable to others, such as report their fellow faculty to the archbishop.
March 25, 2022
Yesterday, we held a fundraiser with the Catholic Biblical Association to raise money for the Ukrainian Catholic University, to great success! Thank you to all who stopped by, whether to donate or simply give well wishes for the event.
February 9, 2022
A good education should teach a person to think about the deepest things in life: God, beauty, truth. These are things of ultimate importance.
Our mission statement declares that our task is to advance the dialogue between faith and reason for the benefit of the Church and the world. Having an academic press helps us reach that goal in a few ways.
February 2, 2022
Father John Augustine Ryan never won any contests for charisma. Not long after assuming his post at the Catholic University of America in 1915, he solidified his reputation as an uninspiring and even monotonous lecturer, with one student later conferring upon him the questionable distinction of worst teacher he ever had.