Voices

Voices

“You have to just come back to the fact that (Frederick) Douglass’ core beliefs, core values were essentially rooted in the natural rights tradition. This idea that the rights of humanity come if not from God, then nature, and that somehow, in the end, those rights for all people will get secured.”

Author and professor David Blight, PhD, whose latest biography Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom earned him a Pulitzer Prize for History, spoke at Creighton on Sept. 19.

“The measure of our compassion lies not in our service to those on the margins, but only in our willingness to see ourselves in kinship with them.”

The Rev. Greg Boyle, SJ, HON’09, founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries and author of Tattoos on the Heart and Barking to the Choir, gave the keynote address during Creighton’s inaugural Mission Week.

“I am excited to move a fridge. My calves are going to be mooing for sure.”

Sophomore Joe Thibodeau volunteered to help with freshman class move-in in August.

“I hope that we can mobilize good against evil.”

Nobel Peace Prize recipient Nadia Murad addressed the plight of the Yazidi minority in Iraq, as the inaugural speaker in Creighton’s Global Scholars Lecture Series.

“(This) is another opportunity for every member of this complex University to thoughtfully consider how we might more perfectly co-labor with God, as Ignatius imagines us doing, to enable every human and the whole created order to flourish as God intends it.”

Eileen Burke-Sullivan, STD, MChrSp’84, 
vice provost for Mission and Ministry and the Barbara Reardon Heaney Endowed Chair in Pastoral Liturgical Theology, in kicking off Creighton’s inaugural Mission Week.


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