June 2019

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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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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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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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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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. 


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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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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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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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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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. 


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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