1. The Cry of the Earth in Pan-Amazonia

    Lucas Briola, Assistant Theology Professor at Saint Vincent College, unearths striking CST developments in a pre-synod document on the Pan-Amazonian region.

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  2. A Medieval Quasi-Defense of the New Moralism

    Chase Padusniak, Princeton English PhD candidate, shows moralism's importance to the medievals and how it might be reasonably applied today.

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  3. The Barbarian and the Virgin Mary

    Dwight Lindley, Associate Professor of English at Hillsdale College, looks to the Virgin Mary for a non-abstract inclusivity.

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  1. Pushing Back Against Marilynne Robinson's Theology

    Jessica Hooten Wilson, Associate Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at John Brown University, pushes back against Robinson's Emersonian theology with the help of Flannery O'Connor.

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  1. The Message Is the Messenger

    Anne-Sophie Constant, Jean Vanier's biographer, reflects on Vanier's witness to God choosing the weak of the world to shame the strong.

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  2. Welcome to Our New Site!

    Senior Editors Timothy O'Malley and Artur Sebastian Rosman invite you to browse through our new user-friendly site.

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  3. Clearer Catholic Thinking About Islam

    Gabriel Said Reynolds, ND Professor of Islamic Studies and Theology, takes a look at Islam from a Catholic perspective ahead of Ramadan.

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  4. God, Country, and Joan of Arc

    Ann Astell, ND Professor of Theology, explains Joan of Arc's significance in terms of God, Country, and Notre Dame.

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  1. The Newest War on Women

    Abigail Favale, Director of the William Penn Honors Program at George Fox, explores the hatred for the feminine in the current cultural moment.

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  1. The Sociology of a Superb Sermon

    Christian Smith, ND William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology, covers three basic things that can go a long way in improving sermons.

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  1. The Notre-Dame Cathedral Fire Isn't a Sign

    Timothy O’Malley, ND Center for Liturgy Director, reads the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral fire theologically, rather than purely culturally.

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  1. Good Friday's Silence Speaks

    Timothy O’Malley, Director of the ND Center for Liturgy, attentively listens to the silence of Good Friday.

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  2. Pilate's Question in a Post-Truth Context

    Melanie Barrett, Mundelein Seminary Department of Moral Theology Chairperson, on Decision-Making, Conscience Formation, & Pastoral Care in a post-truth age.

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  3. Can Christianity Stop at Good Friday?

    Christopher Iacovetti, graduate student in the University of Chicago Divinity School, evaluates Simone Weil's battle against compensatory theologies.

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  4. Remedies for American Catholic Polarization

    Robert G. Christian III, Editor of Millennial Journal, proposes remedies for the recent exponential growth in Catholic polarization.

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  5. Out of Our Mortal Depths

    Anne Horcher, ND English major and intern for the ND Center for Liturgy, interprets Christina Rossetti's "De Profundis" for Passiontide.

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  6. On the Particular Grace of Palm Branches

    Drew Denton, Director of Faith Formation at Immaculate Heart of Mary in Atlanta, delves into Terrence Malick and the complex symbolism of Palm Sunday.

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  7. Reading the Writing in the Dirt

    Roberto De La Noval, ND PhD candidate in Theology, reads Jesus's writing in the sand back into the Old Testament.

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  8. The Clear Message of Christus Vivit

    Vincent J. Reilly, Director of Faith Formation at St. Catherine Catholic Church, looks with Pope Francis at Christ crucified and risen.

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  9. Baudelaire, Maistre, and Original Sin

    Françoise Meltzer, Chair of the U. of Chicago Comparative Literature Department, looks at the influence of Maistre's philosophy upon Baudelaire's poetry.

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  10. A Closer Look at Medieval Lent's Toughness

    Chase Padusniak, PhD candidate in Princeton's English Department, takes a theological look at medieval lenten and carnival practices.

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  11. Neo-Colonialism and Reproductive Health

    Obianuju Ekeocha, biomedical scientist and president of Culture of Life Africa, exposes the colonizing intent of Western aid to Africa.

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  12. Lent Intensifies

    Carolyn Pirtle, Program Director of the ND Center for Liturgy, notes how melody, harmony, and rhythm help us encounter Christ anew.

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  13. Ross Douthat’s Expanding Seamless Garment

    Charles Camosy, Fordham University Associate Professor of Christian Ethics, observes the expansion of the NYT columnist's pro-life horizons.

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