October 2018

What Is Integralism Today?

Edmund Waldstein, O.Cist., a monk of Stift Heiligenkreuz, provides the essential background to the renewed integralism debate among Catholics.

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Why Is Faith Dead Without Works?

Addison Hodges Hart, author, theologian, and priest, uses the Book of James to judge the dichotomy between faith and works.

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A Defense of Devil Costumes

Justin Shaun Coyle, Boston College PhD candidate in systematics, looks to ancient traditions of mocking the devil to defend devilish Halloween costumes.

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The Roman Church as Casta Meretrix

Gary A. Anderson, ND Hesburgh Professor of Theology, discusses the applicability of a certain biblical metaphor and its reception history to the abuse crisis.

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Salvation: More Than a Cliché?

Joseph Ratzinger, Pope Emeritus and theologian, asks whether in our times the word "salvation" has been emptied out of all meaning.

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A Quasi-Defense of Gallicanism

Shaun Blanchard, Assistant Professor of Theology at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, takes a critical look at the legacy of Gallicanism.

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The Orthodox Schism Under Western Eyes

Chase Padusniak, Princeton English Department PhD Candidate, explains why the largest schism since the Reformation is escaping serious notice in the West.

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Joseph Ratzinger Is Not a Platonist

Timothy P. O’Malley, Director of the ND Center for Liturgy, read's Benedict XVI conception of God as interrupting history rather than escaping into eternity.

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A Defense of Ultramontanism Contra Gallicanism

Taylor Patrick O'Neill, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Mount Mercy University, critiques abuses of the term "ultramontanism."

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Does Darwinian Evolution Petrify God's Image?

Abigail Favale, George Fox U. Wm. Penn Honors Program, hammers away at the commonplace that Darwin blocked all ways back to seeing humans as an image of God.

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