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Dr. Evelyn Vitz
 
DATE:
6/30/2003
 
SERIES:
Communitas, 2003 Eichstatt
 
 TITLE:
Vespers at St. Walburga and the Hours of Christian Prayer

 
Vespers at St. Walburga and the Hours of Christian Prayer ...[click here for details]
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Dr. Hans-Bernhard Wuermeling
 
DATE:
6/30/2003
 
SERIES:
Communitas, 2003 Eichstatt
 
 TITLE:
Alienation of Body and Mind Raelian "Philosophy:" Destruction of Community

 
Alienation of Body and Mind Raelian "Philosophy:" Destruction of Community ...[click here for details]
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Mr. Joseph Pearce
 
DATE:
6/29/2003
 
SERIES:
Communitas, 2003 Eichstatt
 
 TITLE:
Emerging from the Wasteland: The Cultural Reaction to the Desert of Modernity

 
cultural response to the nihilism and agnosticism of Modernity. Leading with a discussion of Eliot's The Waste Land, the Paper will examine the artistic reaction to the scientism and cynicism that have characterised the self-proclaimed (and ultimately illusory) 'progressiveness' of modern thoug ...[click here for details]
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Dr. Josef Seifert
 
DATE:
6/28/2003
 
SERIES:
Communitas, 2003 Eichstatt
 
 TITLE:
The Metaphysics of Community

 
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Ms. Michaela Freiova
 
DATE:
6/26/2003
 
SERIES:
Communitas, 2003 Eichstatt
 
 TITLE:
From Christendom to Communism in Prague's Dramatic History

 
Ms. Michaela Freiova talks about the Communist movement and how it transformed a Christian Prague into a Communist country. From Christendom to Communism in Prague's Dramatic History ...[click here for details]
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Dr. Marie Cabaud Meaney
 
DATE:
6/24/2003
 
SERIES:
Communitas, 2003 Eichstatt
 
 TITLE:
C.S. Lewis' Critique of Modern Ideologies in That Hideous Strength

 
C.S. Lewis’ (1898-1963) criticism of the ideologies of his time in That Hideous Strength, the third novel of his science fiction trilogy. The N.I.C.E. Corporation embodies many of the specific features of totalitarianism of Lewis’ time, such as scientism, materialism, and eugenics. It even announces ...[click here for details]
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Dr. Marie Cabaud Meaney
 
DATE:
6/24/2003
 
SERIES:
Communitas, 2003 Eichstatt
 
 TITLE:
Simone Weil's Critique of the Zeitgeist

 
Though Simone Weil (1909-1943) herself was for a while tempted by Communism, because she thought it cared for the oppressed, she eventually perceived its contradictions and lies, and criticized it scathingly. This was not going to make her popular with the French intelligentsia of the time. But Weil ...[click here for details]
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Dr. Nikolaus Lobkowicz
 
DATE:
6/23/2003
 
SERIES:
Communitas, 2003 Eichstatt
 
 TITLE:
Marxist Visions of the Ideal Society

 
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Mr. Joseph Pearce
 
DATE:
6/21/2003
 
SERIES:
Communitas, 2003 Eichstatt
 
 TITLE:
The Individual and Community in Tolkien's Middle Earth

 
An examination of the role & integrity of the individual in relation to his role & place within the Community as presented in J.R.R. Tolkien's Myth. The paper will focus on examples from Tolkien's work which highlight the role and relationship of the individual and the community, relating it to ...[click here for details]
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia Quesada
 
DATE:
6/21/2003
 
SERIES:
Communitas, 2003 Eichstatt
 
 TITLE:
Reconciliation as a Cultural Dynamism of Catholic Faith

 
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