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Pope Francis and Humility Before God

Pope Francis I's posture of humility resembles that of Roncalli, whose confidence as a follower of God Arendt sought to understand.

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Posted on 4 October 2015 | 8:00 pm

Amor Mundi 9/6/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we use the recently Ashley Madison hack to reflect on privacy, advocate for the rights of adjunct faculty, and much more!

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Posted on 6 September 2015 | 8:01 pm

Amor Mundi 1/25/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we wonder at the emotional intensity of childbirth and what it reveals about the meaningfulness of privacy, appreciate Arendt's ability to think radically, worry about how predictive technologies such as auto-correct may lead us to become personal cliches, and much more.

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Posted on 26 January 2015 | 11:30 am

Amor Mundi 5/18/14

Hannah Arendt considered calling her magnum opusĀ Amor Mundi: Love of the World. Instead, she settled uponĀ The Human Condition. What is most difficult, Arendt writes, is to love the world as it is, with all the evil and suffering in it. And yet she came to do just that. Loving the world means neither uncritical acceptance…Read more Amor Mundi 5/18/14

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Posted on 19 May 2014 | 11:59 am

Amor Mundi 5/4/14

Hannah Arendt considered calling her magnum opus Amor Mundi: Love of the World. Instead, she settled upon The Human Condition. What is most difficult, Arendt writes, is to love the world as it is, with all the evil and suffering in it. And yet she came to do just that. Loving the world means neither…Read more Amor Mundi 5/4/14

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Posted on 5 May 2014 | 11:54 am