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  1. All This Useless Beauty

    Jessica Hooten Wilson discusses the countercultural power of beauty.

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  2. Fleabag, Fully-Clothed

    Roberto De La Noval explores the hit show Fleabag and the depths of desire.

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  3. Scrooge Had a Vocation Too!

    Dwight Lindley on the nature of Scrooge's call and response. 

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  4. Jeffrey Epstein's Lolita?

    Erik Eklund gives Lolita, and the metaphysics of writing, back to Nabokov. 

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  5. The Universe as It Should Be

    Jason Baxter travels with the Desert Fathers, Dante, and Merton into natural contemplation.

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  6. Where Is the Fault Lodged?

    Amy Welborn, author of over two dozen books on Catholic spirituality, revisits Souls and Bodies and the Sixties.

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  7. Once Upon a Time of Violence

    David Griffith, writer and educator, ponders the ties between real and on-screen violence with the help of Tarantino's latest film.

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  8. Aquinas in Ecstasy

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

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  9. 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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  10. 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.

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  11. 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.

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  12. 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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