Faculty News and Research

Light Beyond Violence

Light Beyond Violence

February 1, 2016

When he first encountered the work of Cormac McCarthy as a college student in the mid-'90s, Assistant Professor of Ministry Studies Matthew Potts became spellbound by the novelist, whose dark and violent narratives have led readers deep into history (Blood Meridian) and forward into a post-apocalyptic future (The Road).

Hate Draws A Forceful Response

Hate Draws A Forceful Response

January 29, 2016

On Aug. 5, 2012, a white supremacist walked into a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisc., and started shooting. The story of that horror, and the healing that came after, is the focus of a short documentary, "Waking in Oak Creek."

Maryam, Mother of Jesus, in the Quran

Maryam, Mother of Jesus, in the Quran

December 18, 2015

Professor Francis X. Clooney, S.J., the director of the Center for the Study of World Religions, continues exploring "The Study Quran," this time on the theme of Mary, the Mother of Jesus.