"There is always a philosophy for lack of courage."—Albert Camus

Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Faith and Learning

Sorry to be silent for so long, but I've been traveling a great deal. I just thought I'd note for those interested that if you're a student and thinking about grad school and interested in studying religion's intersection with just about anything, you should look seriously at Notre Dame. The history department just hired Mark Noll away from Wheaton and now the sociology department has hired Christian Smith away from UNC. So you have probably the best historian of American evangelicals (and probably the best historian of American Catholics in John McGreevy) and the best young sociologist of religion, some outstanding political scientists, great law faculty, and very good philosophers to work with. Just a thought...

2 comments:

Kathy Hutchins said...

And not only that, Notre Dame is home to a group of self-described "Catholic Nerds" that have one of the funniest sites in St. Blog's Parish: Shrine of the Holy Whapping.

Hunter Baker said...

Whoa! They got Christian Smith!!! Wow.