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10th Anniversary Memorandum
- Theology and Philosophy: Can They Survive in the Modern University?
In this piece, St. Andrews philosophy professor John Haldane, who has contributed to three STI experts meetings and publications, defends philosophy and theology as academic disciplines and describes the challenges they face in the modern university.jun 20, '16
- World Family Map Report Highlighted at the United Nations
Speaking at the fourth annual commemoration of Global Parents’ Day at the UN, STI contributor W. Bradford Wilcox presented conclusions from this and the previous year’s World Family Map reports to an audience of some 200 diplomats and NGO leaders.jun 13, '16
- Can We Live the Good Life in the World of Finance and Banking?
Samuel Gregg (Research Director at Acton Institute) expands on his latest book 'For God and Profit: How Banking and Finance Can Serve the Common Good' for STI. Gregg has participated in three STI Experts Meetings and two resulting publications.jun 07, '16
Spanish translation of the World Family Map 2015 Report, Mapping Family Change and Child Well-being Outcomes
The collected essays in To Fix or To Heal do more than document the persistence of reductionist approaches and the attendant extension of medicalization to more and more aspects of our lives.
STI is pleased to announce a new collection of essays in which seven STI collaborators contribute chapters. It was published by the Witherspoon Institute and co-sponsored by STI.