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Dr. Andrew Newberg: Parts of the Brain, and their Role in Religious Experience

MARCH 20, 2014

Another great excerpt from Dr. Andrew B. Newberg’s lecture, How God Changes Your Brain. Dr. Newberg is a pioneer in the area of “Neurotheology.” “The parietal lobe… is an area of our brain that normally takes all of the sensory data [around] us and helps us to create a sense of ourself and how that self … Continue reading Dr. Andrew Newberg: Parts of the Brain, and their Role in Religious Experience →


Dr. Andrew Newberg: The Concept and Meaning of God

MARCH 20, 2014

This past October, the Catholic Studies Program at Georgetown University hosted a talk by Dr. Andrew B. Newberg. A pioneer in the area of “Neurotheology,” Dr. Newberg discussed how belief in God corresponds to neural changes, the impact of prayer and spirituality on the promotion of health and well being, and the neural correlates of … Continue reading Dr. Andrew Newberg: The Concept and Meaning of God →


Nettifee’s Business Model, a blog post by Catholic Studies student Shelby Bartemy

MARCH 19, 2014

In my continual search for ways to further improve my relationship and inclusion of God throughout my “every day” life, or as Father McDermott said, “live life as a prayer instead of simply praying in my life”, I was seeking to learn more about how I could apply this model of Ignatian Spirituality that I have been studying … Continue reading Nettifee’s Business Model, a blog post by Catholic Studies student Shelby Bartemy →


Nuns on the Bus: February 21st, 2014

FEBRUARY 11, 2014

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We have a new home on the blogosphere…

JANUARY 7, 2014

It’s great to have a place to highlight short pieces by Catholics Studies Program students and faculty. Stay tuned for new and exciting writings. And don’t forget to “like” our Facebook page!

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