• Students of Benedict XVI to ponder Europe’s spiritual crisis

    Students of Benedict XVI to ponder Europe’s spiritual crisis

    • Aug 20, 2016

    The “Ratzinger Schuelerkreis,” a group of former students of Pope Benedict XVI, has gathered to discuss topics in theology and the life of the Church since 1978, shortly after their mentor was pulled from academia to become a bishop, and this year they’re focusing on Europe’s “spiritual crisis.”

  • Christianity in elite academia? It’s risky business

    • Oct 10, 2014

    Christianity in elite academia? It’s risky business. That’s the conventional wisdom anyway. Yet there was Professor Jeffrey Reimer, chair of chemical and biochemical engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, defying that wisdom this week at another uber-elite bastion of secular humanism, Harvard. “I was a newly appointed associate dean