The Cry of the Earth in Pan-Amazonia

Lucas Briola, Assistant Theology Professor at Saint Vincent College, unearths striking CST developments in a pre-synod document on the Pan-Amazonian region.

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The Spiritual Desert Isn't Optional

Joshua J. Whitfield, theologian and Pastoral Administrator, looks for a preaching that can resound in our desertified spiritual landscape.


Aquinas in Ecstasy

Cyril O'Regan, ND Huisking Chair of Theology, encapsulates a recent ecstatic ressourcement of Aquinas's theology.

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A Medieval Quasi-Defense of the New Moralism

Chase Padusniak, Princeton English PhD candidate, shows moralism's importance to the medievals and how it might be reasonably applied today.

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The Barbarian and the Virgin Mary

Dwight Lindley, Associate Professor of English at Hillsdale College, looks to the Virgin Mary for a non-abstract inclusivity.

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Pushing Back Against Marilynne Robinson's Theology

Jessica Hooten Wilson, Associate Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at John Brown University, pushes back against Robinson's Emersonian theology with the help of Flannery O'Connor.


The Message Is the Messenger

Anne-Sophie Constant, Jean Vanier's biographer, reflects on Vanier's witness to God choosing the weak of the world to shame the strong.

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Welcome to Our New Site!

Senior Editors Timothy O'Malley and Artur Sebastian Rosman invite you to browse through our new user-friendly site.

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Clearer Catholic Thinking About Islam

Gabriel Said Reynolds, ND Professor of Islamic Studies and Theology, takes a look at Islam from a Catholic perspective ahead of Ramadan.

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God, Country, and Joan of Arc

Ann Astell, ND Professor of Theology, explains Joan of Arc's significance in terms of God, Country, and Notre Dame.

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The Sociology of a Superb Sermon

Christian Smith, ND William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology, covers three basic things that can go a long way in improving sermons.

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Good Friday's Silence Speaks

Timothy O’Malley, Director of the ND Center for Liturgy, attentively listens to the silence of Good Friday.

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Pilate's Question in a Post-Truth Context

Melanie Barrett, Mundelein Seminary Department of Moral Theology Chairperson, on Decision-Making, Conscience Formation, & Pastoral Care in a post-truth age.

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Can Christianity Stop at Good Friday?

Christopher Iacovetti, graduate student in the University of Chicago Divinity School, evaluates Simone Weil's battle against compensatory theologies.


The Notre-Dame Cathedral Fire Isn't a Sign

Timothy O’Malley, ND Center for Liturgy Director, reads the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral fire theologically, rather than purely culturally.

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Remedies for American Catholic Polarization

Robert G. Christian III, Editor of Millennial Journal, proposes remedies for the recent exponential growth in Catholic polarization.


Out of Our Mortal Depths

Anne Horcher, ND English major and intern for the ND Center for Liturgy, interprets Christina Rossetti's "De Profundis" for Passiontide.


On the Particular Grace of Palm Branches

Drew Denton, Director of Faith Formation at Immaculate Heart of Mary in Atlanta, delves into Terrence Malick and the complex symbolism of Palm Sunday.

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The Newest War on Women

Abigail Favale explores the recent mass transition out of femininity. 

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