Coping with Quarantine

By Sara McDonough | March 30, 2020

This open-ended period of quarantine and social distancing presents a difficult task: coping with isolation. It’s a challenge we’re all facing. Actually, this thought makes me feel less isolated. Even though we are physically apart, we are pushing through this together. It has been so heartwarming to see the creative ways people are using technology…

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A Jesuit amid the Italian Pandemic

By David Gibson | March 27, 2020

At Fordham’s Center on Religion and Culture, of course, we have had to cancel our slate of in-person gatherings scheduled for the Spring, so, like many other organizations, we are trying to provide more online content. This blog is one example and something we’ve been meaning to launch for a while. No time like the…

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Farmers, Food, and a (Last) Night Out

By David Goodwin | March 26, 2020

Earlier this winter, I received an invitation from a Twitter friend to a March 9th screening of Forgotten Farms, a documentary capturing the travails of New England dairy farmers . Although I had marked my calendar and long looked forward to the event, I considered bailing on the day of it. Why? The coronavirus.

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Becoming Good in The Good Place

By Sara McDonough | March 20, 2020

Disclaimer: spoilers ahead!!  What does it mean to be a good person? What does one need to do to be considered good? There isn’t a simple definition or a single answer and that’s exactly what NBC’s The Good Place tried to tell us over the show’s four seasons, which concluded in January. 

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