2019

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. 

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An Eschatology of the Secular

Jordan Haddad, Associate Professor of Dogmatic Theology at Notre Dame Seminary, explains the eschatological nature of the laity.

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Christ and Digital Media

Aaron Riches, Assistant Professor of theology at Benedictine College, liturgically deconstructs the acceleration of images in the digital age.

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Jean-Louis Chrétien's Wounded Word

Timothy Troutner, ND PhD Candidate in systematic theology, celebrates the life and work of Jean-Louis Chrétien.

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Looking Awry at Resurrection Bodies

D.B. Hart, theologian and New Testament translator, responds to critiques of his essay on resurrection bodies. 

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The Founding Violence That Never Ends

Cyril O'Regan, ND Huisking Chair of Theology, contemplates American history through Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian.

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Long After the Prodigal Son's Return

Leonard DeLorenzo, faculty member at the McGrath Institute for Church Life, engages Abigail Favale's memoir to reimagine the period long after the Prodigal's return. 

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Golden Beauty Lies Sometimes

Anne Carpenter, Assistant Professor of Theology at St. Mary’s College, critiques the Baroque Catholic imagination through the history of race.

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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. 

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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. 

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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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Love Before Work

Colleen Halpin, Church Life Intern at the MICL, considers Maximilian Kolbe's witness of love against the message of Auschwitz's gates.

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War Is Boring

Scott Beauchamp, author of the forthcoming Did You Kill Anyone?, on the boredom of war and modern life.

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