October 2017

The Cure for a Throwaway Culture

Charles Camosy, Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics at Fordham, follows the lead of Pope Francis in recommending Christian cures for what ails society.

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Black Bodies, Kneeling, and the Liturgy

Eric T. Styles, Rector of Carroll Hall at the University of Notre Dame, puts Colin Kaepernick's kneeling within a liturgical and Girardian perspective.

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Ancient Israel's Law of Defending the Weak

Anthony Pagliarini of Notre Dame's theology department argues the Law requires of Israel an extension of what God himself has done for her.

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A God Passionately Interested in Human Beings

Cyril O'Regan, Huisking Professor of Theology at Notre Dame, explains why Benedict XVI's Deus Caritas Est is one of the greatest encyclicals ever written.

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I Used to Be a Creationist

I have a confession to make: I used to be a creationist. This probably sounds absurd, especially coming from a student at a university which prides itself on its commitment to faith and reason—a university which was even home to on...

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Letting the Imagination Out to Play

Last weekend, I was in Philadelphia for the Society for Catholic Liturgy. This “multidisciplinary association of Catholic scholars” seeks to promote the “scholarly study and practical renewal of the Church’s litur...

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The Perfect Family Is an Idol

Anna Keating, author of The Catholic Catalogue, discusses why the American idea of family, the nuclear family, is way too small.

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