Terrence J. Murphy Institute

for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy

The Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy is a collaboration between the Center for Catholic Studies and the School of Law at the University of St. Thomas. The Institute explores the various interactions between law and Catholic thought on topics ranging from workers' rights to criminal law to marriage and family. 

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Human Dignity Lecture

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Hans Joas, world renown sociologist, gives the final lecture in the Murphy Institute series on Human Dignity.

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Steven Justice - "Faith and Reason in Intellectual Inquiry"

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Faith and Reason in Intellectual Inquiry

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Women, Sex, and the Church: A Case for Catholic Teaching

The Murphy Institute has published a Teaching Guide designed for Professors and Students of Law, Feminist Theory, and Sexual and Social Ethics.  For more information and to download the complimentary Teaching Guide, click here.

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