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 Wed, 29 Jan 2020 04:27:25 +0000 You're a Slave to Money, Then You Die: A Church Life Journal Lecture by Eugene McCarraher https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/youre-a-slave-to-money-then-you-die-a-church-life-journal-lecture-by-eugene-mccarraher/ Artur Rosman https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/youre-a-slave-to-money-then-you-die-a-church-life-journal-lecture-by-eugene-mccarraher/ Tue, 28 Jan 2020 09:40:00 -0500 You're a Slave to Money, Then You Die: A Church Life Journal Lecture by Eugene McCarraher

On February 6th Eugene McCarraher will deliver a CLJ Lecture about The Enchantments of Mammon (followed by a book discussion).

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The Personal Stakes of The Two Popes https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-personal-stakes-of-the-two-popes/ Tim Kelleher https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-personal-stakes-of-the-two-popes/ Tue, 28 Jan 2020 07:35:00 -0500 The Personal Stakes of The Two Popes

Tim Kelleher gives two-thumbs up to The Two Popes.

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The Nature of Gothic and Modern Oblivion https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-nature-of-gothic/ John Ruskin https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-nature-of-gothic/ Mon, 27 Jan 2020 07:35:00 -0500 The Nature of Gothic and Modern Oblivion

John Ruskin on the humanizing elements of the Gothic period and their recent disappearance.  

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Saint Bernard: Unlikely Patron of Christian Unity https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/saint-bernard-and-ecumenism/ Charles Ridley https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/saint-bernard-and-ecumenism/ Fri, 24 Jan 2020 07:35:00 -0500 Saint Bernard: Unlikely Patron of Christian Unity

Charles Ridley draws on Saint Bernard as an unlikely resource for ecumenism. 

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A Protestant Integralist? https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/a-protestant-integralist/ Peter Leithart https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/a-protestant-integralist/ Thu, 23 Jan 2020 07:35:00 -0500 A Protestant Integralist?

Peter Leithart recalls the life and thought of John Williamson Nevin.  

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All This Useless Beauty https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/all-this-useless-beauty/ Jessica Hooten Wilson https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/all-this-useless-beauty/ Tue, 21 Jan 2020 07:35:00 -0500 All This Useless Beauty

Jessica Hooten Wilson discusses the countercultural power of beauty.

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Prayer and the Darkness of God https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/we-dont-know-what-god-is/ Denys Turner https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/we-dont-know-what-god-is/ Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:35:00 -0500 Prayer and the Darkness of God

Denys Turner on the darkness of God, prayer, and the Trinity.

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How to Read Mark's Gospel https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/how-to-read-a-gospel/ Ron Hansen https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/how-to-read-a-gospel/ Fri, 17 Jan 2020 07:35:00 -0500 How to Read Mark's Gospel

Ron Hansen takes you on a tour of how to read Mark's Gospel. 

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Marxism Died in the East Because It Realized Itself in the West https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/marxism-died-in-the-east-because-it-realized-itself-in-the-west/ Augusto Del Noce https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/marxism-died-in-the-east-because-it-realized-itself-in-the-west/ Thu, 16 Jan 2020 07:35:00 -0500 Marxism Died in the East Because It Realized Itself in the West

Augusto Del Noce ponders the fate of Communism after 1989 in his last publication. 

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An Alternate History of Modern Science https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/an-alternate-history-of-modern-science/ Christopher Graney https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/an-alternate-history-of-modern-science/ Tue, 14 Jan 2020 07:35:00 -0500 An Alternate History of Modern Science

Christopher Graney imagines how the Copernican Revolution might've avoided the science and religion wars.

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A Story of Divorce as Self-Realization https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-no-fault-divorce/ Anna Keating https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-no-fault-divorce/ Mon, 13 Jan 2020 07:35:00 -0500 A Story of Divorce as Self-Realization

Anna Keating reviews Noah Baumbach's Marriage Story.

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Does the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis Shed New Light on Theological Anthropology? https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/does-the-extended-evolutionary-synthesis-shed-new-light-on-theological-anthropology/ Christopher Baglow https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/does-the-extended-evolutionary-synthesis-shed-new-light-on-theological-anthropology/ Fri, 10 Jan 2020 07:35:00 -0500 Does the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis Shed New Light on Theological Anthropology?

Christopher Baglow examines the theological potential of the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis.

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Fleabag, Fully-Clothed https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/fleabag-fully-clothed/ Roberto J. De La Noval https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/fleabag-fully-clothed/ Thu, 09 Jan 2020 07:35:00 -0500 Fleabag, Fully-Clothed

Roberto De La Noval explores the hit show Fleabag and the depths of desire.

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Rehabilitating Saint Simeon the Stylite https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/rehabilitating-saint-simeon-the-stylite/ Elizabeth Klein https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/rehabilitating-saint-simeon-the-stylite/ Tue, 07 Jan 2020 07:35:00 -0500 Rehabilitating Saint Simeon the Stylite

Elizabeth Klein debunks characterizations of Simeon Stylites as a fanatic. 

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The Convergence of Jews and Gentiles https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/augustine-on-the-epiphany/ Augustine of Hippo https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/augustine-on-the-epiphany/ Mon, 06 Jan 2020 07:35:00 -0500 The Convergence of Jews and Gentiles

Augustine of Hippo expounds the significance of the Feast of the Epiphany.

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Setting out Into the Dark with God https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/into-the-dark-with-god/ Hans Urs von Balthasar https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/into-the-dark-with-god/ Tue, 24 Dec 2019 07:40:00 -0500 Setting out Into the Dark with God

Hans Urs von Balthasar on the only journey from heaven: through the world.

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Scrooge Had a Vocation Too! https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/scrooge-had-a-vocation-too/ Dwight A. Lindley III https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/scrooge-had-a-vocation-too/ Mon, 23 Dec 2019 07:35:00 -0500 Scrooge Had a Vocation Too!

Dwight Lindley on the nature of Scrooge's call and response. 

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The Phenomenology of Christ in Flesh and Bones https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/christ-in-the-flesh-and-bone/ Emmanuel Falque https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/christ-in-the-flesh-and-bone/ Fri, 20 Dec 2019 07:35:00 -0500 The Phenomenology of Christ in Flesh and Bones

Emmanuel Falque on the possibility of thinking a truly fleshly Incarnation and Resurrection.

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Richard Dawkins Discovers His Ideal Idiom and Audience https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/richard-dawkins-discovers-his-ideal-idiom-and-audience/ David Bentley Hart https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/richard-dawkins-discovers-his-ideal-idiom-and-audience/ Thu, 19 Dec 2019 07:35:00 -0500 Richard Dawkins Discovers His Ideal Idiom and Audience

David Bentley Hart reviews Richard Dawkins's Outgrowing God: A Beginner's Guide.

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A Divided Society Is Already Conquered https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/a-divided-society-is-already-conquered/ Tim Kelleher https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/a-divided-society-is-already-conquered/ Wed, 18 Dec 2019 07:35:00 -0500 A Divided Society Is Already Conquered

Tim Kelleher on Putin, identity politics, and stardust. 

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