Because of its Jesuit, Catholic character, Santa Clara University promotes a level of religious, philosophical, and theological discourse that is unusual among academic institutions. Dialogue on core questions remains difficult, even though these issues are profoundly important to individuals and communities.
In keeping with its mission to integrate faith, justice, and the intellectual life, the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education will promote and model such dialogue by addressing to the wider University community major themes, topics, and questions of importance to multiple audiences.
To model religious dialogue, we will
The Ignatian Center’s goal of modeling religious dialogue supports the University’s strategic priorities of Enhancing Excellence in Jesuit Education and Strengthening the Academic Community.