1. Protestant Fiction Needs the Catholic Imagination

    Jessica Hooten Wilson, Associate Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at John Brown University, shares some ideas on how to improve Protestant fiction. 

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  2. The Empty Exalted Cross's Paradoxical Power

    Andrea Peecher, ND MTS student, draws on ancient sources to explain the meaning of the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross.

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  3. Discernment for the Postmodern Condition

    William Watson, SJ, director of the Sacred Story Institute, explains how discernment can help us navigate an age of cultural meltdown. 

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  1. What Is the Catholic Imagination?

    Michael Murphy, Director of the Hank Center at Loyola University Chicago, invites you to reexamine a hotly debated notion. 

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  2. Once Upon a Time of Violence

    David Griffith, writer and educator, ponders the ties between real and on-screen violence with the help of Tarantino's latest film.

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  3. The Hazards of Online Faith-Writing

    Amy Welborn, author of over two dozen books on Catholic spirituality, warns about the dangers of burnout in faith-writing.

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  1. JP2's Labor on Marx

    Angela Franks, Professor of Theology at St. John's Seminary in Boston, demonstrates how the pope critiqued and developed Marx's theory of labor.

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  2. Our New World Without Kith or Kin

    Scott Beauchamp, author of the forthcoming "Did You Kill Anyone?," breaks down the Second Demographic Transition's plague of lonely deaths.

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  3. Atheism's Lessons for Theists

    Terence Sweeney, Villanova doctoral candidate in Philosophy, shows how atheism can resposition belief.

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  4. A Brief Theology of the As If

    Philipp W. Rosemann, Chair of Philosophy at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, presents a novel Ratzingerian approach to the faith.

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  1. Dante and the Liturgical Formation of Desire

    Randall Rosenberg, professor of theology at Saint Louis University, unveils the deep liturgical roots of Dante's poetic re-integration of desire and love.

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  1. Toni Morrison’s Theological Grotesque

    Christina Bieber Lake, Kilby Professor of English at Wheaton College, highlights the thick theological resources used by Morrison in Beloved.

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  2. Curiosity's Lure from Dante to Moby Dick

    Brendan Case, Research Associate in Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion, traces the changes in how we evaluate curiosity. 

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  3. The Chief Target of the New Totalitarianism

    Jessica Hooten Wilson, Associate Professor of Literature at John Brown University, introduces the struggle between the family and the soft totalitarianism. 

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  4. An Eschatology of the Secular

    Jordan Haddad, Associate Professor of Dogmatic Theology at Notre Dame Seminary, explains the eschatological nature of the laity.

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  5. Christ and Digital Media

    Aaron Riches, Assistant Professor of theology at Benedictine College, liturgically deconstructs the acceleration of images in the digital age.

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  6. Jean-Louis Chrétien's Wounded Word

    Timothy Troutner, ND PhD Candidate in systematic theology, celebrates the life and work of Jean-Louis Chrétien.

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  7. Looking Awry at Resurrection Bodies

    D.B. Hart, theologian and New Testament translator, responds to critiques of his essay on resurrection bodies. 

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  8. The Founding Violence That Never Ends

    Cyril O'Regan, ND Huisking Chair of Theology, contemplates American history through Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian.

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  9. Long After the Prodigal Son's Return

    Leonard DeLorenzo, faculty member at the McGrath Institute for Church Life, engages Abigail Favale's memoir to reimagine the period long after the Prodigal's return. 

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