Church Life Journal https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/ Church Life Journal is published by the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame. The McGrath Institute for Church Life partners with Catholic dioceses, parishes and schools to address pastoral challenges with theological depth and rigor. en-us Thu, 26 Nov 2020 03:17:10 +0000 The Liturgy and the Priestly Office https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-liturgy-and-the-priestly-office/ Frederick Bauerschmidt https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-liturgy-and-the-priestly-office/ Tue, 24 Nov 2020 07:35:00 -0500 The Liturgy and the Priestly Office

Frederick Bauerschmidt on Christ and cultures. 

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The Vestiges of the Pro-Life Movement's Liberal Origins https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-vestiges-of-the-pro-life-movements-liberal-origins/ Daniel K. Williams https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-vestiges-of-the-pro-life-movements-liberal-origins/ Mon, 23 Nov 2020 07:35:00 -0500 The Vestiges of the Pro-Life Movement's Liberal Origins

Daniel K. Williams on the continued appeal of the pro-life movement to liberal values.

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The Evolution of Animal Sacrifice Into the Sacrifice of Praise https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-sacrifice-of-praise-and-animal-sacrifice/ Peter Leithart https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-sacrifice-of-praise-and-animal-sacrifice/ Fri, 20 Nov 2020 07:35:00 -0500 The Evolution of Animal Sacrifice Into the Sacrifice of Praise

Peter Leithart on the role of sacrifice in the development of worship. 

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Etty Hillesum's Little Way for a Secular Age https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/etty-hillesums-little-way-for-a-secular-age/ Randall S. Rosenberg https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/etty-hillesums-little-way-for-a-secular-age/ Thu, 19 Nov 2020 07:35:00 -0500 Etty Hillesum's Little Way for a Secular Age

Randall S. Rosenberg on suffering and passionate living.

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In Defense of Jacques Maritain Against His Neo-Integralist Critics https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/in-defense-of-jacques-maritain-against-his-neo-integralist-critics/ James Matthew Wilson https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/in-defense-of-jacques-maritain-against-his-neo-integralist-critics/ Wed, 18 Nov 2020 07:35:00 -0500 In Defense of Jacques Maritain Against His Neo-Integralist Critics

James Matthew Wilson on Maritain's experience with and rejection of integralism. 

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The Riddle at Cana: Mary and the Biblical Mystery https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-riddle-at-cana-mary-and-the-biblical-mystery/ Julia Hejduk https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-riddle-at-cana-mary-and-the-biblical-mystery/ Tue, 17 Nov 2020 07:35:00 -0500 The Riddle at Cana: Mary and the Biblical Mystery

Julia Hejduk on a Marian puzzle of salvation history.

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Are Christians Mere Monotheists in Their Prayer? https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/praying-within-the-trinity/ Jean-Paul Juge https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/praying-within-the-trinity/ Mon, 16 Nov 2020 07:35:00 -0500 Are Christians Mere Monotheists in Their Prayer?

Jean-Paul Juge on the human response to the Trinity's call.

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The Graded Levels of Christian Allegiance https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-graded-levels-of-christian-allegiance/ Rowan Williams https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-graded-levels-of-christian-allegiance/ Tue, 10 Nov 2020 07:35:00 -0500 The Graded Levels of Christian Allegiance

Rowan Williams on secularism, faith, and freedom.

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A Bishop Speaks Out About Racism: An Interview With Auxiliary Bishop Joseph N. Perry https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/a-bishop-speaks-out-about-racism-an-interview-with-auxiliary-bishop-joseph-n-perry/ Conor Dugan https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/a-bishop-speaks-out-about-racism-an-interview-with-auxiliary-bishop-joseph-n-perry/ Mon, 09 Nov 2020 07:35:00 -0500 A Bishop Speaks Out About Racism: An Interview With Auxiliary Bishop Joseph N. Perry

Bishop Joseph Perry on racism within and without the American Catholic Church.

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The Hole in Atheist Arguments About Whether God Exists https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-hole-in-atheist-arguments-about-what-exists/ M. Anthony Mills https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-hole-in-atheist-arguments-about-what-exists/ Fri, 06 Nov 2020 07:35:00 -0500 The Hole in Atheist Arguments About Whether God Exists

M. Anthony Mills on attempts to empirically disprove the existence of God.

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Changing the Subject to Christ https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/changing-the-subject-to-christ/ Cyril O'Regan https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/changing-the-subject-to-christ/ Thu, 05 Nov 2020 07:35:00 -0500 Changing the Subject to Christ

Cyril O'Regan on von Balthasar and what beauty will save the world.

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The Blood of Dionysus or the Vineyard of the Lord? https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-blood-of-dionysus-or-the-vineyard-of-the-lord/ Angela Franks https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-blood-of-dionysus-or-the-vineyard-of-the-lord/ Wed, 04 Nov 2020 07:35:00 -0500 The Blood of Dionysus or the Vineyard of the Lord?

Angela Franks on the will to power versus the logic of the cross.

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The Conflict of Interpretations Over What Pope Francis Said About Civil Unions https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-conflict-of-interpretations-over-what-pope-francis-said-about-civil-unions/ Christopher Baglow and Jordan Haddad https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-conflict-of-interpretations-over-what-pope-francis-said-about-civil-unions/ Tue, 03 Nov 2020 07:35:00 -0500 The Conflict of Interpretations Over What Pope Francis Said About Civil Unions

Baglow and Haddad on civil unions, prudential Judgments, and public dissent.

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Is Hell Good News? https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/is-hell-good-news/ Brett Salkeld https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/is-hell-good-news/ Mon, 02 Nov 2020 07:35:00 -0500 Is Hell Good News?

Brett Salkeld on what the Church actually teaches about hell.

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The Putrid Soul https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-putrid-soul/ Jonathan Heaps https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-putrid-soul/ Fri, 30 Oct 2020 07:35:00 -0400 The Putrid Soul

Jonathan Heaps on the law of spiritual corruption.

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Awakening from Digital Slumbers https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/awakening-from-digital-slubmers/ Jessica Hooten Wilson https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/awakening-from-digital-slubmers/ Thu, 29 Oct 2020 07:35:00 -0400 Awakening from Digital Slumbers

Jessica Hooten Wilson on books that bring us to life.

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Scientism and Civilizational Rallying: Dawkins and the New Atheists https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-scientific-civilizational-rallying-of-richard-dawkins-and-the-new-atheists/ Jason Blakely https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-scientific-civilizational-rallying-of-richard-dawkins-and-the-new-atheists/ Wed, 28 Oct 2020 07:35:00 -0400 Scientism and Civilizational Rallying: Dawkins and the New Atheists

Jason Blakely on how science made the New Atheists delusional.

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Is the Modern Administrative State Irredeemable? https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/is-the-modern-administrative-state-beyond-redemption/ Adrian Vermeule & Cass Sunstein https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/is-the-modern-administrative-state-beyond-redemption/ Tue, 27 Oct 2020 07:35:00 -0400 Is the Modern Administrative State Irredeemable?

Adrian Vermeule and Cass Sunstein on pressing questions surrounding the law and the state.

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The Basilica of the Sacred Heart: From Empty Pockets to Stained Glass https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-basilica-of-the-sacred-heart-from-empty-pockets-to-stained-glass/ Nancy Cavadini & Cecilia Davis Cunningham https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-basilica-of-the-sacred-heart-from-empty-pockets-to-stained-glass/ Mon, 26 Oct 2020 07:35:00 -0400 The Basilica of the Sacred Heart: From Empty Pockets to Stained Glass

Nancy Cavadini and Cecilia Davis Cunningham on the deeply French-Catholic history of the Notre Dame basilica's windows.

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Louise Glück and the Return From Oblivion https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/louise-gluck-whatever-returns-from-oblivion/ Ewa Chrusciel https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/louise-gluck-whatever-returns-from-oblivion/ Fri, 23 Oct 2020 07:35:00 -0400 Louise Glück and the Return From Oblivion

Ewa Chrusciel on the Nobelist's apophatic inclinations.

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