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Religion, Arts, and Culture

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Religion fundamentally shapes the way individuals see the world, their role in society, and the roles of others in their communities. For many artists, religion inspires their imagination and becomes a theme in their work. These resources look at how faith, belief, and religious principles influence and occupy modern American and global artists, including novelists, filmmakers, and poets.

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Faith and Culture Series

The university's Faith and Culture Series invites contemporary writers to Georgetown to reflect on their work in the context of the engagement of faith with culture.


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Catholic Faith in Contemporary Literature

This curricular module guide explores the expression of Catholic identity and ideas in contemporary literature, highlighting how faith has shaped much of modern American culture.

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