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  1. Protestant Fiction Needs the Catholic Imagination

    Jessica Hooten Wilson, Associate Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at John Brown University, shares some ideas on how to improve Protestant fiction. 

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  2. What Is the Catholic Imagination?

    Michael Murphy, Director of the Hank Center at Loyola University Chicago, invites you to reexamine a hotly debated notion. 

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  3. 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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  4. Aquinas in Ecstasy

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

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Who Is an African Without Ancestors?

    Eric T. Styles, Rector of Carroll Hall at the University of Notre Dame, reviews Oscars 2019 Best Picture nominee Black Panther.

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  16. Friendship and Freddie Mercury

    Nathan Bradford Williams, Master of Theological Studies student at Boston College, reviews Oscars 2019 Best Picture nominee Bohemian Rhapsody.

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  17. Roma’s Wounding Confession

    Joseph G. Kickasola, Professor of Film and Digital Media and Director of the Baylor in New York program, reviews Oscars 2019 Best Picture nominee Roma.

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  18. Is Truth and Reconciliation Possible?

    Carolyn Pirtle, Program Director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy, reviews the Oscars 2019 Best Picture Nominee Green Book.

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  19. The Wayward Daughters

    Haley Stewart, writer, speaker, and podcaster wrestles with the weight of sin borne by female characters in the fiction of Sigrid Undset and Evelyn Waugh.

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  20. Death and Bunnies All the Way Down?

    Renée Roden, Notre Dame MTS Graduate and freelance writer, reviews Oscars 2019 Best Picture nominee The Favourite.

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  21. A Commonplace Christmas

    Anne Horcher, University of Notre Dame English major and intern for the ND Center for Liturgy, meditates upon G.K. Chesterton's poem "The Nativity."

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