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  1. The Darkness of Hope

    Kristen Drahos, Fellow in the Western Heritage Program at Carthage College, considers how Thérèse of Lisieux challenges Walter Benjamin's wreck of history.

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  2. The History of Natural Law

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

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  3. Lonergan's Communal Novum Organon

    Rev. John Cush, Academic Dean of the Pontifical North American College in Rome, lays out Lonergan's theological achievement and what lies ahead of it.

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  4. Derrida, Politics, and the Little Way

    Michael Altenburger, Notre Dame PhD in Systematic Theology, deconstructs Jacques Derrida's (non-)commitments to theology.

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  5. Spirits, Souls... Tunics?

    David Bentley Hart, theologian and New Testament translator, goes from biblical tunics to worlds not yet discovered.

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  6. What Is Integralism Today?

    Edmund Waldstein, O.Cist., a monk of Stift Heiligenkreuz, provides the essential background to the renewed integralism debate among Catholics.

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  7. Why Is Faith Dead Without Works?

    Addison Hodges Hart, author, theologian, and priest, uses the Book of James to judge the dichotomy between faith and works.

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  8. Joseph Ratzinger Is Not a Platonist

    Timothy P. O’Malley, Director of the ND Center for Liturgy, read's Benedict XVI conception of God as interrupting history rather than escaping into eternity.

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  9. A Defense of Ultramontanism Contra Gallicanism

    Taylor Patrick O'Neill, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Mount Mercy University, critiques abuses of the term "ultramontanism."

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  10. Cultivating Benedictine Wonder

    Jane Peters, writer and PhD candidate in historical theology at Marquette University, gives you a generous first-person slice of the Benedictine life.

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  11. None of Us Shall Enter the Kingdom?

    Luís Pinto de Sá, SLU doctoral candidate in philosophy, looks at one of the classics of world cinema, Ordet, a film about the theological virtue of faith.

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  12. Ora et Labora: Christians Don't Need Leisure

    Paul J. Griffiths, former Duke Warren Chair of Catholic Theology, argues that there is nothing for the Christian between work and prayer in a Fallen World.

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  13. The Gift of Modernity

    Cyril O'Regan, University of Notre Dame Catherine F. Huisking Chair in Theology, distinguishes the cheerers, weepers, and shadow-seers of modernity.

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  14. René Girard's Thoughts for a New Nuclear Age

    Cynthia Haven, René Girard biographer, chronicles Girard's development of ideas about human nature that are fundamental to humanity's survival.

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