Exploring Ex Corde Ecclesiae

This course looks more closely into the 1991 papal encyclical Ex Corde Ecclesiae (from the heart of the church) about the role of Catholic universities in the life of the Church and of the world and its effect on Catholic universities in America.

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Catholic Enough?: Religious Identity at Notre Dame by John T. McGreevy that appeared in the September 28, 2007 issue of Commonweal

An article entitled Catholic colleges re-emphasizing Catholic identity  taken from the November 17, 2006 addition of The Columbus Dispatch

Campus Catholic identity more than volunteering taken from Our Sunday Visitor, June 2007

Seven approaches that make a college Catholictaken from the National Catholic Reporter, November 6, 2006

Identity Crisis, a book review of Catholic Higher Education: A Culture in Crisis, by Morey and Piderit, SJ, as found in Commonweal, September 22, 2006

What’s so Catholic about a Catholic college? Taken from Vision, 2008

Best Colleges, Poor Report, taken from America, September 24, 2007

The Faculty Problem, taken from America, September 10, 2007

Catholic Colleges and Universities Today, Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J. inauguration address given at Assumption College, Worcester, Mass, Oct. 11, 2007.

Preserving Catholic Identity, taken from America, October 8, 2007.

Christianity and the Soul of the University taken from America, January 15, 2007.

Do Catholic universities make the grade?As found in U.S. Catholic, November 2007,