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Volume 4: Islam at Jesuit Colleges and Universities

On April 10-11, 2015 the University of San Francisco hosted the national conference, “Islam at U.S. Jesuit Colleges and Universities.” The overall aim of the conference was to examine the evolution of the mission, objectives, and identity of Catholic Jesuit colleges and universities in light of the expansion of the study of Islam and the growing presence of Muslim faculty, staff, and students on our campuses.

Volume 3: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism in the United States

Volume 3: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism in the United States

This volume combines the voices of theologians and activists, ministers and ethicists centered on the issue of poverty and the task of getting poverty back on the political agenda for the American Catholic Church. Such collaboration is crucial for taking on the challenge initiated by Pope Francis and contextualized in the U.S. by Bishop McElroy because becoming the church of the poor and for the poor necessitates multiple levels of transformation-political, moral, theological, and personal.

Volume 2: ○	The Declaration of Christian Education: Reflections by the Institute for Catholic Educational Leadership and the Joan and Ralph Lane Center

Volume 2: The Declaration of Christian Education: Reflections by the Institute for Catholic Educational Leadership and the Joan and Ralph Lane Center for Catholic Studies and Social Thought

Featuring essays by theologians and scholars of education, this volume marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s Declaration on Christian Education.

Volume 1: Dorothy Day: A Life and Legacy

Volume 1: Dorothy Day: A Life and Legacy

This collection of essays highlights diverse voices on the life and legacy of Dorothy Day and her impact on Catholic social thought. The authenticity of Day’s integration of faith and social justice allows her to speak to multiple audiences—devout Catholics, non-religious activists, scholars and students. Dorothy Day (1897- 1980) read the signs of the times during her own life and responded in light of her faith—co-founding the Catholic Worker, advocating for peace and economic justice, and attending to the immediate needs of the most vulnerable in her community.

Additional Resources for Today I Gave Myself Permission to Dream: Race and Incarceration in America

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