August 2019

JP2's Labor on Marx

Angela Franks, Professor of Theology at St. John's Seminary in Boston, demonstrates how the pope critiqued and developed Marx's theory of labor.

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Our New World Without Kith or Kin

Scott Beauchamp, author of the forthcoming "Did You Kill Anyone?," breaks down the Second Demographic Transition's plague of lonely deaths.

Loneliness In A Crowd

Atheism's Lessons for Theists

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

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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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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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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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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. 

New Totalitarianism