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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Aquinas in Ecstasy

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

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Good Friday's Silence Speaks

    Timothy O’Malley, Director of the ND Center for Liturgy, attentively listens to the silence of Good Friday.

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  9. Can Christianity Stop at Good Friday?

    Christopher Iacovetti, graduate student in the University of Chicago Divinity School, evaluates Simone Weil's battle against compensatory theologies.

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  10. The Notre-Dame Cathedral Fire Isn't a Sign

    Timothy O’Malley, ND Center for Liturgy Director, reads the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral fire theologically, rather than purely culturally.

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  11. Remedies for American Catholic Polarization

    Robert G. Christian III, Editor of Millennial Journal, proposes remedies for the recent exponential growth in Catholic polarization.

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  12. Reading the Writing in the Dirt

    Roberto De La Noval, ND PhD candidate in Theology, reads Jesus's writing in the sand back into the Old Testament.

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  13. The Gospels Manifest a Poetic Christ

    Columcille Dever and Matthew Vale, ND PhD candidates in Systematic Theology, read the poetic bedrock of Fr. Venard's reading of the Gospels and Aquinas.

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  14. Gabriel Marcel and the Discovery of Fatherhood

    Sr. Prudence Allen, RSM, member of the International Theological Commission, on the relevance of Gabriel Marcel's philosophy of fatherhood and the family.

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  15. Integralism and the Logic of the Cross

    Edmund Waldstein, O.Cist., a monk of Stift Heiligenkreuz, addresses criticisms of the integralist position's logic.

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  16. The Essence of African Traditional Religion

    Fr. Paulinus Ikechukwu Odozor, ND Assistant Professor of Moral Theology, distills the basic features of African Traditional Religion.

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  17. Justice and Rights in Europe Today

    John Milbank, President of the Centre of Theology and Philosophy, wraps up his series by laying out the history of natural law

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  18. Maritain's Postwar Compromise of Natural Law

    John Milbank, President of the Centre of Theology and Philosophy, criticizes Jacques Maritain's contribution to the postwar human rights revolution.

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  19. The Faith of Ancient Philosophy's Fathers

    John C. Cavadini, Director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life, contemplates the element of faith in pre-Christian philosophy.

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  20. Marxism and Religion

    Alasdair MacIntyre, Distinguished Research Fellow at the ND Center for Ethics & Culture, compares Marxist hope to Christian ideals.

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  21. Burke's Romantic Restoration of Natural Law

    John Milbank, President of the Centre of Theology and Philosophy, continues his CLJ series by considering Edmund Burke's ressourcement of natural law.

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  22. Renewing Nouvelle Théologie

    Cyril O'Regan, ND Huisking Chair of Theology, makes evident why nouvelle théologie answers the questions raised by Charles Taylor in A Secular Age.

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