1. Atheism's Lessons for Theists

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

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  1. Marxism and Religion

    Alasdair MacIntyre, Distinguished Research Fellow at the ND Center for Ethics & Culture, compares Marxist hope to Christian ideals.

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  1. 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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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Golden Beauty Lies Sometimes

    Anne Carpenter, Assistant Professor of Theology at St. Mary’s College, critiques the Baroque Catholic imagination through the history of race.

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  4. Jesus Reveals God in Hiddenness

    Ben Wilson, Director of the Summer Service Learning Program at ND’s Center for Social Concerns, writes about participating in the hidden life of Jesus. 

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  5. Deciphering the CDF on Hysterectomy and Sterilization

    Taylor Patrick O'Neill, Mt Mercy University Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, compares and contrast the recent statement on hysterectomies with past statements.

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  6. How to Echo the Faith Across Generations

    Brian Pedraza, Assistant Professor of Theology at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, writes to his son about passing the faith.

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  7. Economics After Luther

    John Milbank, President of the Centre of Theology & Philosophy, reconsiders the role Luther played in the emergence of unfettered capitalism. 

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  8. Lourdes from the Perspective of a Wheelchair

    Catherine Sims Kuiper, Postdoctoral Fellow at Notre Dame’s Kaneb Center, relates what it's like to visit Lourdes as a deeply ill pilgrim. 

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  9. Are Real-Life Pro-Lifers Only Pro-Birth?

    Claire Fyrqvist, writer and pro-life activist, questions the conventional wisdom that pro-lifers only care about the baby in the womb.

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  10. Values or Virtues?

    Rémi Brague, Emeritus Professor of medieval and Arabic philosophy at the University of Paris I, illustrates the crucial difference between virtue and value. 

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  11. A Priest for James Carroll

    Joshua J. Whitfield, theologian and Pastoral Administrator, describes what the abuse scandal looks like from the inside. 

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  12. The Pro-Life Movement at a Crossroads

    Charles Camosy, Fordham University Associate Professor of Christian Ethics, urges prudence as the present political situation places the pro-life movement at a major crossroads.

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  13. The Severity of Universal Salvation

    Taylor Ross, Duke PhD student of Early Christianity, scrutinizes the severe logic of universal salvation as taught by some of the Fathers. 

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  14. What Makes Charles Taylor so Attractive?

    Anthony Sciglitano, Seton Hall Associate Professor in Religion, gives four reasons why philosopher Charles Taylor's work is important to ecclesial life.

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