Two AMU Students Win National Competition
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Two students from Ave Maria's BUSN 304 Marketing class (Roman Samuels and Mary Ladewski) earned a 10-week internship in Chicago as a
"Why Now is a Good Time for a Christian and Catholic Approach to Psychology."
Monday, February 20, 2012
This Friday at noon at the AMU Student Union, Dr. Paul Vitz, Professor and Senior Scholar at the Institute for the Psychological Sciences,
Washington Post quotes Jim Towey’s response to White House compromise
Friday, February 10, 2012
“I still don’t think President Obama gets it,” Towey added. “This is a fig-leaf of a political compromise that’s trying to have it both ways, to mollify women’s groups and so-called centrist Catholics. But I think fundamentally this is not the end of this debate, it’s just the beginning.”
White House defends contraception rules as criticisms mount
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Jim Towey said Tuesday that Ave Maria University would fight the provision using "all lawful means at our disposal."
Ave Maria University to Fight HHS Mandate
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Former White House Faith-Based Director Jim Towey Decries Attack on Religious Liberty.
Former Gov. Jeb Bush to Keynote at Ave Maria Commencement
Monday, January 23, 2012
Jim Towey, president of Ave Maria University, announced today that Florida’s 43rd Governor, Jeb Bush, will address the Ave Maria University graduating class of 2012.
College Goal Sunday at AMU
Sunday, January 22, 2012
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AMU Women's Basketball #21 in National Poll Released Today
Saturday, January 21, 2012
The AMU women's basketball team has moved from #23 to #21 in the latest NAIA national poll released this afternoon.
The Lady Gyrenes improved to 21-4 overall and 8-1 in The Sun Conference following a pair of wins over Warner University and Webber International University last week. They share to top spot in the conference with St. Thomas University who is ranked #16 in the national poll. AMU will host STU (18-5 overall) in the final game of the regular season on February 18th. In their last meeting, STU won an overtime battle 80-71.
The #21 ranking is the highest for any sports team in AMU athletics' history for a NAIA national poll. The AMU women are also listed #1 in the USCAA national poll having won the national championship last season.
Lady Gyrenes ranked No. 25 in NAIA Poll
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Top Six Go Unchanged in NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll
Marion, Sokolowski, and the Possibility of Natural Theology
Friday, January 20, 2012
Catholic theology has traditionally recognized the possibility of knowing God by rational reflection on his created effects. This is what has come to be known as “natural theology.” The First Vatican Council (1869-1870) famously affirms the ability of human beings to know God through reason without the aid of supernatural revelation. But there are many – both Catholic and Protestant – who have questioned the possibility of natural theology or certain of its aspects for various reasons. In this paper I consider the challenges to natural theology posed by the work of the contemporary French philosopher and theologian Jean-Luc Marion and the contemporary American philosopher and theologian Robert Sokolowski. I try to show the weaknesses in their positions, which seem to deny – Marion rather categorically and Sokolowski with some qualifications – the natural human capacity to know God.