68. Catholic Social Teaching: A Conversation with Russell Hittinger
Welcome to The Endow Podcast! This podcast is a forum for women to foster conversations about the intellectual life and intentional community for the cultivation of the feminine genius. On this episode, Simone Rizkallah, Director of Program Growth, interviews Francis Russell Hittinger on the importance of history in studying Catholic Social Teaching, Pope Leo XIII, and the French Revolution.
From 1996-2019, Professor Hittinger was the incumbent of the William K. Warren Chair of Catholic Studies at the University of Tulsa, where he is also a Research Professor in the School of Law. He specializes in issues of philosophy, theology and law.
Since May 2019 he is the Emeritus Professor of Religion. In 2019, he became the Senior Fellow at the Lumen Christi Institute at the University of Chicago, where he is a Visiting Scholar in the John U. Neff Committee on Social Thought, and Visiting Professor in the Law School at University of Chicago. In 2020 and in 2021, he became a Visiting Professor at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology (Graduate Theological Union, U-Cal Berkeley), where he has served as Dean of the College of Fellows since 2014. He was appointed Professor of Law the University of Chicago for the fall term 2020.
In January 2020, he gave the Aquinas Lecture, Blackfriars Oxford.
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