Moss, at Dean McGreevy's direction, was transferred to the theology department and promoted to full professor within three years.
Neither Myers nor McGreevy
signed the faculty petition calling for Jenky's ouster from the Board of Trustees.
By fast-tracking Moss's career and promoting The Myth of Persecution, Myers and McGreevy have also shown their support for the attack on Bishop Jenky which lies at the heart of Moss's book.
Thanks to the efforts of Dan Myers and John McGreevy
, Notre Dame's
"perception of academic quality by other institutions" is destined to sink even lower when the next survey comes out.
By promoting Candida Moss's career and book, Dan Myers and John McGreevy are only taking the Notre Dame narrative established by Hesburgh to its logical conclusion by defending the Obama administration's decision to force Notre Dame to pay for their employees' birth control pills, destroying Notre Dame's last pretensions to intellectual credibility in the process.
has already shown his
hand in this arena.
own reputation as an academic historian when he
"aspirational" book Catholicism and American Freedom , which was another attempt to justify the Notre Dame Hesburgh birth control regime.
He then became Dean of Arts and Letters, where he proved that he could fail upward again by presiding over a 20 percent drop in the enrollment in the College of Arts and Letters.
This was true of Notre Dame
when Hesburgh made a career of licking John D. Rockefeller, 3 rd's boots and it is true today when Professors Myers, McGreevy
and Moss try to curry favor with the Obama
administration in the same degrading way.
Like Hesburgh who was willing to sacrifice Notre Dame faculty members if they didn't meet with John D. Rockefeller, 3 rd's approval, Professors Myers, McGreevy and Moss are willing to sacrifice Bishop Jenky on the altar which Notre Dame has erected for worship of the Golden Calf of worldly esteem in the hope of gaining good rankings in next US News and World Report survey.