Articles

  1. Newman: Saint and Modern Doctor of the Church?

    Erich Przywara, one of the most influential 20th c. theologians, argues that Cardinal Newman should not only be declared a saint, but a Doctor of the Church.

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  2. Newman and the Dis-Asters of Modernity

      Cyril O'Regan, University of Notre Dame Huisking Chair in Theology, explains John Henry Newman's contribution to the present age.  

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  3. The Idea of a Seminary?

    Paul Monson, Sacred Heart Seminary Professor of Church history, asks what has the university to do with the seminary?

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  4. Where Is the Fault Lodged?

    Amy Welborn, author of over two dozen books on Catholic spirituality, revisits Souls and Bodies and the Sixties.

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  5. Are Jansenists Among Us?

    Shaun Blanchard, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University Theology Assitant Professor, denies the existence of contemporary Jansenists.

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  6. Jane Austen's Daily Mirrors of Marriage

    Haley Stewart, writer, speaker, and podcaster looks into the mirror of Austen's novels for a realistic picture of Holy Matrimony. 

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  7. Has Literature Regained Its Faith?

    Angela Alaimo O'Donnell, Curran Center for American Catholic Studies Associate Director, recognizes the big progress made in putting Catholic literature back on the literary map. 

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  8. Hägglund’s Defense of Faust

    Michael Shindler, a writer based in DC, inspects the coherence of Hagglund's secular faith

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  9. The Demon of Melancholy

    Romano Guardini, Catholic priest, professor, and author, digs up the roots of depression.

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  10. Clarifying the Virtues and Limits of Nationalism

    Randall B. Smith, Scanlan Endowed Professor of Moral Theology at UST Houston, explores how the Catholic Church can understand its role among the nations. 

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  11. Charles Taylor Queried

    Anthony Sciglitano, Seton Hall Associate Professor in Religion, asks whether Catholic theology really has an ally in Charles Taylor.

    Charles Taylor Philosopher

  12. We're Not Mystics

    Chase Padusniak, PhD candidate in Princeton's English Department, deepens Rahner’s line on mysticism.

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  13. You Gotta Confront Who You Are!

    Travis Lacy, ND PhD Candidate in Systematic Theology, confronts the unsettling reality of monastic prayer.

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