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In chapter 6, “The Consequence of Caesar’s Gold,” I focus on some of the dramatic changes—both positive and negative—in Catholic colleges and universities following the Second Vatican Council. On the positive side, the Council called on Catholics to engage modern thought and culture, and to collaborate with their non-Catholic peers for the betterment of society. Catholic colleges liberated themselves from heteronomous church control, improved their academic quality, and adopted principles of academic freedom.
Appropriating the wisdom of the tradition does not mean reverting to a curricular form that existed in earlier periods. We must, as Hesburgh insists, take the modern university seriously. At the same time, we must keep the realities of the modern university in creative dialogue with wisdom from the past. This dialogue with tradition is the Catholic way. Chapter 3 Berlin: The Prototype of the Modern University In the previous chapter I examined the thought of three medieval thinkers in order to discover if there are principles from the Catholic tradition that can help inform Catholic higher education today.
This theonomous alternative can be stated as follows: there is at the heart of all inquiry, whether the inquirer is explicitly aware of it or not, a dynamism whose source and goal is the divine. To claim that scientists and other scholars must remain within their specialized domains, in the realm of the finite, is to make a philosophical and epistemological claim about the human mind. I challenge that claim from a Christian perspective. An inner teleology drives us toward ever-greater understanding, toward completeness of understanding within an ultimate horizon.