Videos

Below are videos from Ignatian Center events as well as promotional items.

  • Text and Pen

    Text and Pen

    The Legacy of Biblical Art and the Saint John's Bible

    In common with the Book of Kells and other biblical manuscripts, The Saint John's Bible brings the word of God to life on a page, and it speaks to a religious vision of the 21st century.

  • Creation and Chaos in Hindu Sacred Texts

    Creation and Chaos in Hindu Sacred Texts

    In this lecture, we will examine the interplay of creation and chaos in Hindu sacred texts and its implications for our own times.

  • Sacred Pixels II

    Sacred Pixels II

    Sacred Games

    In this event, we will consider the following questions: What role does religious belief and practice play in popular online games and gaming communities? What elements of “the sacred” are part of gaming practices? How might gaming shape religious belief? Can games be “sacred texts”?

  • Creating a Culture of Care

    Creating a Culture of Care

    Hebrew Scripture and Jewish Tradition on Charity and Hospitality

    Judaism interprets Scripture at several distinct levels. Each tries to cultivate the religious and moral life of the individual within community—but in different ways and with different emphases. The presentation will illustrate this interplay.

  • Scriptural Politics of the American Presidency

    Scriptural Politics of the American Presidency

    Religion in the 2012 Presidential Election

    The 2012 Presidential election marks a new chapter in that story as the major party candidates represent a unique combination of religious affiliations in U.S. electoral history. How have those identities shaped the candidates and the election, and what are the implications for the Presidency of the winning candidate?

  • Scriptural Politics of the Economy

    Scriptural Politics of the Economy

    Bringing the Gospel to Bear on Our Economic Debates

    Are the gospels appropriate resources in the contemporary global capitalist system, given that they were written in an entirely different economic context?  How can scripture help us to act ethically?

  • Catholicism, Politics, and the Primacy of Conscience

    Catholicism, Politics, and the Primacy of Conscience

    Reflections on Newman's 'Letter to the Duke of Norfolk'

    This talk will examine the great 19th century English theologian John Henry Newman's effort to understand to what a Catholic owed ultimate allegiance: one's own conscience or the a directive of the pope.

  • Scriptural Politics of Family and Homosexuality

    Scriptural Politics of Family and Homosexuality

    Textual Orientations

    In this lecture, we will explore various biblical "textual orientations" in relation to this aspect of the current presidential debates and public policy discussions.

  • Scriptural Politics of War

    Scriptural Politics of War

    Morality and War in Public Discourse

    The lecture will explore the potential for scriptural narratives and themes to reveal migrant realities anew and inform an ethic of immigration.

  • Scriptural Politics of Immigration

    Scriptural Politics of Immigration

    Subversive Hospitality and Kinship

    The lecture will explore the potential for scriptural narratives and themes to reveal migrant realities anew and inform an ethic of immigration.


Exhibits

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Dialoguing with Sacred Texts
This exhibit brings together contemporary artists, working in a variety of media, to engage the unfolding dynamic of sacred texts.

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