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Theologian Michael Novak to speak September 14

by Dennis Brown, Notre Dame News and Information

September 13, 2006


Theologian and author Michael Novak will discuss his book “Business as a Calling” at 6 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 14) in the Jordan Auditorium of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.

The director of social and political studies at the American Enterprise Institute, Novak also is the institute’s George Frederick Jewett Chair in Religion and Public Policy. He is the author of 24 books on the philosophy and theology of culture and received the $1 million Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion in 1994. He was the Welch Visiting Professor of American Studies at Notre Dame in 1987-88 and also has taught at Harvard, Stanford and Syracuse Universities and the State University of New York.

Novak’s talk, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, the Center for Ethics and Culture and the Jacques Maritain Center.

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