College brings momentous changes in life and exciting opportunities. Having studied at several colleges and universities—both secular and Catholic, in the United States and abroad—and now teaching as a professor, I want to share with you what I hope is both important and useful advice about how to stay Catholic in college. In terms of […]
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About Dr. Christopher Kaczor
Dr. Christopher Kaczor is Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He graduated from the Honors Program of Boston College (1992) and holds a Ph.D. (1996) from the University of Notre Dame. He did post-doctoral work in Germany at the Universität zu Köln as an Alexander von Humbolt Foundation, Federal Chancellor Fellow in 1996-1997 and returned as a Fulbright Scholar in 2002-2003. His nine books include 'The Seven Big Myths about the Catholic Church: Separating Fact from Fiction about Catholicism, The Ethics of Abortion: Women’s Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice, O Rare Ralph McInerny: Stories and Reflections on a Legendary Notre Dame Professor,' and 'How to Stay Catholic in College.' Dr. Kaczor’s research on issues of ethics, philosophy, and religion has been featured in The Wall 'Street Journal', the Huffington Post, 'National Review', NPR, BBC, EWTN, ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, MSNBC, and The Today Show.
Entries by Dr. Christopher Kaczor
The problems of binge drinking and the hook up culture are well-known, widespread, and detrimental to the educational mission of any university. Moreover, these behaviors should especially concern Catholic universities, which seek to develop the whole person—socially, morally, and spiritually. Every Catholic university, as a university, is an academic community which, in a rigorous and critical […]