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  1. The Consumer's Regress

    Scott Beauchamp on the spiritual twists and turns of crass consumerism. 

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  2. The Unoriginal Augustine

    Jessica Hooten Wilson on René Girard, Augustine, and the great art of imitation.

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  3. Is Democracy Moral?

    Zbigniew Stawrowski argues that modern democracy is moral but unethical.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. The Demon of Melancholy

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

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  9. 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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  10. We're Not Mystics

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

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  11. 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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  12. Atheism's Lessons for Theists

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

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  13. 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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  14. Jean-Louis Chrétien's Wounded Word

    Timothy Troutner, ND PhD Candidate in systematic theology, celebrates the life and work of Jean-Louis Chrétien.

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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