As educators in Jesuit Catholic colleges and universities, how do we engage with the pain and suffering, as well as the promising potential, of LGBTQ students in ways that move beyond tolerance to a full expression of cura personalis?
Should we remain neutral in our courses or encourage students towards a certain perspective? Sandra Sullivan-Dunbar suggests that the Gospel helps us in our quest for truth and justice.
Russell C. D. Arnold of Regis University examines three prinicples that might make interreligious more fruitful at Jesuit colleges and universities.
Loyola University Chicago Muslim chaplain and theology lecturer Omer M. Mozaffar offers insights into the progress we've made with regards to our Muslim students, and the challenges for what we must continue to do next.
On behalf of more than 1,300 theologians in the United States, the Catholic Theological Society of American Board issued a statement against the immigration policies of the Trump Administration. Drawing from the Gospel and the values of Jesuit institutions, this document highlights the continual need for our schools to have difficult conversations about how to better protect and serve the most vulnerable in society.
Practicing open dialogue and deliberation at Regis University's Institute on the Common Good, Paul Alexander notes that Ignatian and Catholic grounding provide tools to reframe conversations in a powerful way.
Brian Norman, Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Diversity at Loyola University Maryland, shares the speech he gave to promote acceptance at the university when members of the Westboro Baptist Church protested LGBT students.
BC's Michael Serazio interviews Fordham University graduate Kiyun Kim. Kim talks about her photo series which documents the types of microagressions students of color experience on college campuses today.
College of the Holy Cross Associate Professor Justin Poché discusses how Jesuit universities in the South have dealth historically with issues of racism.
Rockhurst University President Thomas Curran, S.J. reflects on the need to address openly and honestly "elephants in the room" when they emerge in our schools.
Finding spiritual union implies that we must look inward - but looking outward towards nature can also bring about spiritual revelation.