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Mini-Review: Advice to a Desolate France

Gene Fant, president of North Greenville University, recently attended Acton University as a presidential fellow. He, like many of us, has a bunch of summer reading lined up, and this includes the short treatise from the sixteenth century, Advice to a Desolate France, by Sebastian Castellio. Continue Reading...

True diversity seen at Acton University, says college president

On Friday, Glenn Arbery, president of Wyoming Catholic College in Lander, Wyoming, praised Acton University for the “good diversity” that it demonstrated.  Arbery argues that diversity today is too often pursued for its own ends, rather than for the truly virtuous end of coherence, of “unity in the good.” At Acton University, he says, there is true diversity, not simply “praising… the colors on a palette.” Arbery’s comments follow, with permission, in full: Good Diversity Many good Catholics in their critique of modern thought have come to think of free markets as inimical to Christian virtue. Continue Reading...

News: Alex Chafuen joins Acton Institute to lead international outreach

Alejandro A. “Alex” Chafuen, longtime president of Washington-based Atlas Network, is joining the Acton Institute on January 1 as its Managing Director, International. “As one of our founding board members and earliest supporters, Alex has been an important part of the Acton Institute’s work and mission since day one,” said Acton Institute Executive Director Kris Mauren. Continue Reading...

Building the moral imagination

“How many people know how to ride a bicycle? How many people can explain how a bicycle works?” asked Michael Miller, research fellow at the Acton Institute, during his lecture on “Moral Imagination” at Acton University. Continue Reading...

An entrepreneur goes to Acton University

Every year, Acton University attracts many international attendees. This year, there were 220 new and returning international attendees from 90 countries. One of the returning attendees was Santiago Abienzo Almagro visiting from Mexico City. Continue Reading...

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