Reclamation Project

'Academic Freedom and the Telos of the Catholic University'
Kenneth Garcia
Palgrave Macmillan, $85, 230 pp.

“A crisis is looming within American Catholic higher education,” read the diagnosis, issued in 2006. “As Catholic colleges and universities analyze their position and set a course for the future, they are faced with a structural reality that threatens their ability to continue as institutions with vibrant religious cultures.”  With these sobering lines Melanie M. Morey and John J. Piderit, SJ, opened their account of the challenges facing Catholic higher education (Catholic...

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About the Author

R. Scott Appleby, director of the Kroc Center for Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, is co-editor of Peacebuilding: Catholic Theology, Ethics and Praxis.

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