Photo by Mary-Grace Bryers
The weekend of Oct. 23-24, the Society of Catholic Social Scientists held its 28th anniversary national conference sessions in the St. Joseph’s Center at Franciscan University of Steubenville.
Numerous scholars from different universities presented in multiple talks and panels throughout the two-day event, which also included a dinner banquet, during which the society presented awards for Catholics in social science.
The conference sessions included:
- “Catholics and the Trump Presidency”
- “Integralism and Catholic Thought”
- “Catholic Reflections on Robert R. Reilly’s ‘America on Trial: A Defense of the Founding’”
- “Catholic Reflections on Economic Questions”
- “Orestes Brownson’s ‘The American Republic’”
- “Issues Confronting Catholics in the Professions”
- “Education and Intellectual and Religious Formation”
- “Furthering the Causes of Promoting Respect for Human Life and the Common Good”
- “What is a Culture of Life?”
- “The 2020 Election”
- “Religion, Politics and Constitutionalism”
The disciplines of economics/business, history, theology, philosophy, health care ethics, political science, psychology/psychiatry, social work and sociology were all represented at the conference.