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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Fear the Innocence of Children

    Georges Bernanos, award-winning French novelist and essayist, imagines what an agnostic would preach to a congregation of ordinary believers.

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  4. Advent Faith Is Not a Big Electric Blanket

    Jordan Haddad, CUA Ph.D. student in Systematic Theology, discusses Flannery O'Connor's channeling of John the Baptist's freakish Advent spirit.

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  5. Third Sunday in Advent: A Call to Surrender

    Anne Horcher, University of Notre Dame English major and intern for the ND Center for Liturgy, analyzes John Keble's “Third Sunday in Advent.”

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  6. The Unremarkable Sunday in Advent

    Anne Horcher, University of Notre Dame English major and intern for the ND Center for Liturgy, analyzes John Keble's “Second Sunday in Advent.”

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  7. First Sunday in Advent: The Bridegroom Comes

    Timothy O'Malley, Director ND Center for Liturgy, kicks off our Advent commentary on devotional poetry series with Christina Rossetti's "Advent Sunday."

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  8. Charles Péguy's Difficult Hope

    Anne Carpenter, Assistant Professor of Theology at Saint Mary’s College (CA), digs into the roots of Charles Péguy's art and politics.

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  9. Vaporwave and Simone Weil's Void

    Scott Beauchamp, writer and author of the forthcoming "Did You Kill Anyone?," introduces the vaporwave aesthetic as a compliment to Simone Weil's mysticism.

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  10. The Month of Mary and Music

    Carolyn Pirtle, ND Center for Liturgy Program Director & composer of liturgical music, celebrates the Month of Mary with a Spotify playlist with liner notes.

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  11. Active Love Is a Harsh and Fearful Thing

    Kristen Drahos, Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Western Heritage Program at Carthage College, places the logic of sacrifice in the midst of the everyday.

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  12. The Healing Power of Beauty

    This is an essay about vision and blindness, about seeing and the failure to see, about wholes and fragments, sickness and healing, light and darkness, about nativity and the rebirth to eternal youth, about a mode of beauty that does not...

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