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The Challenges in Jesuit and Catholic Higher Education Today

This UDMcast features Dean Brackley, S.J.,, University of Central America, recorded January 30, 2008. Running time is 1 hour 28 minutes. Select UDMcast format below.

Dean Brackley, S.J., from the University of Central America gave the presentation, "The challenge of the Jesuit and Catholic university today," in a program sponsored by the Arthur C. McGovern, S.J., Catholic Studies program and the Carney Latin American Solidarity Archives.

Fr. Brackley teaches Theology at University of Central America, a Jesuit university in San Salvador, and is author most recently of The Call to Discernment for Troubled Times: New Perspectives on the Transformative Wisdom of Ignatius of Loyola.

With a long-term interest in academia connecting with the real concerns of life, Fr. Brackley advocates engaging with the life-and-death social issues of our time, getting beyond narrow conceptual frameworks, realizing our solidarity with all people, understanding Catholic faith in dialogue with other religions and helping students discover their vocation to love and serve.

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