Articles » Theology

  1. John Paul II'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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  2. Atheism's Lessons for Theists

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

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Aquinas in Ecstasy

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

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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