2019

Gripping the Book of Nature's Reality

Scott Beauchamp, author of the forthcoming "Did You Kill Anyone?," follows the guidance of Simone Weil to come to grips with how reality grasps us.

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The History of Natural Right

John Milbank, President of the Centre of Theology and Philosophy, continues his series by surveying the history of natural right.

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Chief Obstacles to Good Spiritual Direction

Peter Andrastek, Senior Consultant for The Evangelical Catholic, outlines the main obstacles to consistently good spiritual direction on the parish level.

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The Darkness of Hope

Kristen Drahos, Fellow in the Western Heritage Program at Carthage College, considers how Thérèse of Lisieux challenges Walter Benjamin's wreck of history.

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When the State Kills

Charles C. Camosy, Life and Dignity Writing Fellow, highlights some very disconcerting facts about the death penalty in the United States.

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The Political Pawning of Saints

John Michael Hogue, Su Casa Catholic Worker community member, looks back at the polarization that followed the canonizations of Sts. Romero and Paul VI.

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Church Life Journal's Best of 2018

Artur Rosman, Managing Editor of Church Life Journal, reviews our journal's most-read essays of 2018 and looks forward to 2019.

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