Articles » Theology

  1. Is Democracy Moral?

    Zbigniew Stawrowski argues that modern democracy is moral but unethical.

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  2. This Is Your Mind on Scriptures

    Gabriel Reynolds, Francesca Murphy, Mun'im Sirry, and Tzvi Novick on the importance of minding scripture(s). 

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  3. The Last Knight of Scholastic Philosophy

    Catherine Sims Kuiper, Collegiate Professor of Liberal Arts at Hillsdale College, praises the Baroque excesses of Suarez.

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  4. Newman: Saint and Modern Doctor of the Church?

    Erich Przywara, one of the most influential 20th c. theologians, argues that Cardinal Newman should not only be declared a saint, but a Doctor of the Church.

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  5. Are Jansenists Among Us?

    Shaun Blanchard, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University Theology Assitant Professor, denies the existence of contemporary Jansenists.

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  6. The Demon of Melancholy

    Romano Guardini, Catholic priest, professor, and author, digs up the roots of depression.

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  7. Clarifying the Virtues and Limits of Nationalism

    Randall B. Smith, Scanlan Endowed Professor of Moral Theology at UST Houston, explores how the Catholic Church can understand its role among the nations. 

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  8. We're Not Mystics

    Chase Padusniak, PhD candidate in Princeton's English Department, deepens Rahner’s line on mysticism.

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  9. JP2's Labor on Marx

    Angela Franks, Professor of Theology at St. John's Seminary in Boston, demonstrates how the pope critiqued and developed Marx's theory of labor.

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  10. Atheism's Lessons for Theists

    Terence Sweeney, Villanova doctoral candidate in Philosophy, shows how atheism can resposition belief.

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  11. Curiosity's Lure from Dante to Moby Dick

    Brendan Case, Research Associate in Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion, traces the changes in how we evaluate curiosity. 

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  12. Looking Awry at Resurrection Bodies

    D.B. Hart, theologian and New Testament translator, responds to critiques of his essay on resurrection bodies. 

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  13. Golden Beauty Lies Sometimes

    Anne Carpenter, Assistant Professor of Theology at St. Mary’s College, critiques the Baroque Catholic imagination through the history of race.

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  14. Economics After Luther

    John Milbank, President of the Centre of Theology & Philosophy, reconsiders the role Luther played in the emergence of unfettered capitalism. 

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  15. The Severity of Universal Salvation

    Taylor Ross, Duke PhD student of Early Christianity, scrutinizes the severe logic of universal salvation as taught by some of the Fathers. 

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  16. Love Before Work

    Colleen Halpin, Church Life Intern at the MICL, considers Maximilian Kolbe's witness of love against the message of Auschwitz's gates.

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  17. The Cry of the Earth in Pan-Amazonia

    Lucas Briola, Assistant Theology Professor at Saint Vincent College, unearths striking CST developments in a pre-synod document on the Pan-Amazonian region.

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  18. Aquinas in Ecstasy

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

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  19. A Medieval Quasi-Defense of the New Moralism

    Chase Padusniak, Princeton English PhD candidate, shows moralism's importance to the medievals and how it might be reasonably applied today.

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  20. Clearer Catholic Thinking About Islam

    Gabriel Said Reynolds, ND Professor of Islamic Studies and Theology, takes a look at Islam from a Catholic perspective ahead of Ramadan.

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