Inside the Core this Week: Oxford
News and Events
Core 1 ends with a choice from among modern authors. One such author is Dorothy Day, who was committed to peace and the poor.
This week students in Core I delve into Martin Luther King, Jr.'s final speech, his "Mountaintop" sermon, just before he died.
Students read Benedict XVI's encyclical "Deus Caritas Est" or "God is Love," examining connections with other texts.
Students reading Dante's Divine Comedy examine his journey of transformation as he travels through the afterlife.
Many Core I classes are reading the life story of one of the most interesting writers in history, Augustine of Hippo.
Seton Hall and Sacred Heart Universities have received a Lilly Grant for collaboration on a conference on CIT.
Dr. Aruna Sanyal, Director of the Writing Center and a practicing Hindu, shares her insights into the Bhagavad Gita.
Mark's Gospel intrigues readers with its focus on action and shortened accounts of some key events, like the resurrection.
Art can be an interesting way to explore the beginning of Mark's short but powerful telling of the life of Jesus.
Dr. Merold Westphal, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University, is coming to Seton Hall on Sept. 27.
Students delve into the Hebrew Scriptures in Core I this week, looking at excerpts from Genesis and Exodus.
Some Core I classes continue to read the works of Plato, including the Symposium, a banquet dedicated to Eros, god of love.
First year students begin their Core experience with readings from the Church, Socrates and Plato.
A group of fifteen Core faculty, with some additional guests, had a wonderful week of fellowship and inspiration in Rome.
Kelly Shea will be giving a presentation to Core faculty planning to go to Rome this summer, encouraging them to write about their experiences.