The university was once seen as a jewel within the crown of Christianity, but today there seems to be a growing distance between the Church and higher education. Can the university offer any opportunity for Christianity today?
Fr Richard Umbers speaks to Cradio about why education and Christianity are closely linked, how a Catholic university can engage contemporary culture, why a university ought to offer more than a employment skills.
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Fr Richard Umbers and the Centre for Faith, Ethics and Society are organising the upcoming series Scholarship in the Cathedral, taking place at 6:30pm on each Friday in Lent at the St Mary’s Cathedral Crypt, Sydney. The series will feature reflections on recent popes and the evangelisation of culture from Professor Tracey Rowland, Scott Stephens, Dr Robert Tilley, and more. For more information visit the Scholarship in the Cathedral Facebook page.