Theologian Michael Novak to speak Sept. 16

Author: Dennis Brown and Rachel Reynolds


Theologian and author Michael Novak will discuss his bookBusiness as a Callingat4 p.m.Friday (Sept. 16) in the Jordan Auditorium of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.

The director of social and political studies at the American Enterprise Institute, Novak also is the institutes George Frederick Jewett Scholar in Religion and Public Policy. He is the author of 24 books on the philosophy and theology of culture and received the $1 million Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion in 1994. He was the Welch Visiting Professor of American Studies at Notre Dame in 1987-88 and also has taught at Harvard, Stanford andSyracuseUniversitiesand the State University of New York.

Novak twice served as ambassador of theU.S.delegation to the U.N. Human Rights Commission inGenevain 1981 and 1982 and wasU.S.ambassador to the Conference on Security and Cooperation inEuropein 1986.

Novaks talk is part of the OBrien-Smith Visiting Scholars Program and is sponsored by Notre Dames Mendoza College of Business, Center for Ethics and Culture, andJacquesMaritainCenter.

_ Contact: Jill Calderone, deans office,MendozaCollegeof Business, 574-631-3277_

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