Reading the Writing in the Dirt

Roberto De La Noval, ND PhD candidate in Theology, reads Jesus's writing in the sand back into the Old Testament.

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The Clear Message of Christus Vivit

Vincent J. Reilly, Director of Faith Formation at St. Catherine Catholic Church, looks with Pope Francis at Christ crucified and risen.


Baudelaire, Maistre, and Original Sin

Françoise Meltzer, Chair of the U. of Chicago Comparative Literature Department, looks at the influence of Maistre's philosophy upon Baudelaire's poetry.


Neo-Colonialism and Reproductive Health

Obianuju Ekeocha, biomedical scientist and president of Culture of Life Africa, exposes the colonizing intent of Western aid to Africa.


Lent Intensifies

Carolyn Pirtle, Program Director of the ND Center for Liturgy, notes how melody, harmony, and rhythm help us encounter Christ anew.

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Ross Douthat’s Expanding Seamless Garment

Charles Camosy, Fordham University Associate Professor of Christian Ethics, observes the expansion of the NYT columnist's pro-life horizons.

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The Roots of American Catholic Polarization

Robert G. Christian III, co-founder and editor of Millennial Journal, digs up the political roots of American Catholic polarization.

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The Gospels Manifest a Poetic Christ

Columcille Dever and Matthew Vale, ND PhD candidates in Systematic Theology, read the poetic bedrock of Fr. Venard's reading of the Gospels and Aquinas.

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Brideshead Revisited During Lent

Patrick Tomassi, teacher at Trinity Academy and blogger at Pop-Culture Pelican, takes a Lent journey through Evelyn Waugh's classic.

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Life, Language, and Christ Today

Olivier-Thomas Venard, OP, Deputy Director of École Biblique et Archéologique, on how Aquinas can help biblical interpretation in a postmodern context.

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The Festival Fast of the Annunciation

Tamely, frail body, abstain today; today My soul eats twice, Christ hither and away. She sees him man, so like God made in this, That of them both a circle emblem is, Whose first and last concur; this doubtful day Of feast or fast, Chris...


Educational Theory Stifles Education

Samuel D. Rocha, UBC Assistant Professor of Philosophy of Education, takes a look at education theory through a messianic lens.

George And The Drago

Glimpsing Eternity Through Lent Melody

Carolyn Pirtle, Program Director of the ND Center for Liturgy, continues her musical journey through Lent by suggesting how time might open up to eternity.

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Gabriel Marcel and the Discovery of Fatherhood

Sr. Prudence Allen, RSM, member of the International Theological Commission, on the relevance of Gabriel Marcel's philosophy of fatherhood and the family.

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Integralism and the Logic of the Cross

Edmund Waldstein, O.Cist., a monk of Stift Heiligenkreuz, addresses criticisms of the integralist position's logic.

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The (Video) Game Is On

Rev. Mark A. Villano, campus minister at the University Catholic Center at UCLA, considers how entertainment and enrichment can coincide.

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Facing Lent Discouragement

Carolyn Pirtle, Program Director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy, continues her musical journey through Lent with a focus on Lent failure.

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Can Justice Demand Prison Abolition?

Kathryn Getek Soltis, Villanova Center for Peace & Justice Education Director, reports on the growing case for prison abolition within Catholic teaching.

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From Slavery to Incarceration

Katie Walker Grimes, Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at Villanova University, analyzes the roots of incarceration in slavery.

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The Solemn Joy of Lent

Carolyn Pirtle, Program Director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy, starts a musical look at the growing anticipation amidst Lent penitence.

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The Eclipse of Sex by the Rise of Gender

Abigail Favale, Director of the William Penn Honors Program at George Fox, reconstructs the history of how collective focus shifted from sex to gender.

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