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 Fri, 18 Jun 2021 01:36:48 +0000 Plato and Aristotle Between Autonomy and Oppression https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/plato-and-aristotle-between-autonomy-and-oppression/ Christopher Frey https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/plato-and-aristotle-between-autonomy-and-oppression/ Thu, 17 Jun 2021 07:35:00 -0400 Plato and Aristotle Between Autonomy and Oppression

Christopher Frey on the intersection of ancient philosophy with the present.

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Reappropriating the Mystery and Meaning of Salvation in Christ https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/reappropriating-the-mystery-and-meaning-of-salvation-in-christ/ Fr. Robert Imbelli https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/reappropriating-the-mystery-and-meaning-of-salvation-in-christ/ Wed, 16 Jun 2021 07:35:00 -0400 Reappropriating the Mystery and Meaning of Salvation in Christ

Robert Imbelli on the sacramental breakdown of the buffered self.

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The Difference Between Liturgical Naïveté and a Eucharistic Culture of Affiliation https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/a-eucharistic-culture-of-affiliation/ Timothy O'Malley https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/a-eucharistic-culture-of-affiliation/ Tue, 15 Jun 2021 07:35:00 -0400 The Difference Between Liturgical Naïveté and a Eucharistic Culture of Affiliation

Timothy O'Malley on the liturgy as an antidote to disaffiliation. 

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Love's Wounds: Both a Gift and a Challenge https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/loves-wounds-both-a-gift-and-a-challenge/ Jessica Hooten Wilson https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/loves-wounds-both-a-gift-and-a-challenge/ Mon, 14 Jun 2021 07:35:00 -0400 Love's Wounds: Both a Gift and a Challenge

Jessica Hooten Wilson on The Five Wounds.

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Old Myths About the Age of Enlightenment That Die Hard https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/myths-about-the-enlightenment-that-refuse-to-die/ Shaun Blanchard https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/myths-about-the-enlightenment-that-refuse-to-die/ Fri, 11 Jun 2021 07:35:00 -0400 Old Myths About the Age of Enlightenment That Die Hard

Shaun Blanchard on Catholicism and the Enlightenment. 

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New Pathways for Catholic Schools After the Pandemic https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/new-pathways-for-catholic-schools-after-the-pandemic/ Kati Macaluso https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/new-pathways-for-catholic-schools-after-the-pandemic/ Thu, 10 Jun 2021 07:35:00 -0400 New Pathways for Catholic Schools After the Pandemic

Kati Macaluso on the importance of in-person instruction.

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Politics Without the Fall? https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/politics-without-the-fall/ Thomas Smith https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/politics-without-the-fall/ Wed, 09 Jun 2021 07:35:00 -0400 Politics Without the Fall?

Thomas Smith on being human.

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The Joy of Hate Watching https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-joy-of-hate-watching/ Luke Burgis https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-joy-of-hate-watching/ Tue, 08 Jun 2021 07:35:00 -0400 The Joy of Hate Watching

Luke Burgis on the dynamics of wanting.

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The Development of the Musical Idea: Attempt at a Synthesis of Music https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-development-of-the-musical-idea-attempt-at-a-synthesis-of-music/ Hans Urs von Balthasar https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-development-of-the-musical-idea-attempt-at-a-synthesis-of-music/ Mon, 07 Jun 2021 07:35:00 -0400 The Development of the Musical Idea: Attempt at a Synthesis of Music

Hans Urs von Balthasar on the philosophy, history, and meaning of music.

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The Uneven Race Between Work and Marriage https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-rivalry-between-work-and-marriage/ Joshua Hren https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-rivalry-between-work-and-marriage/ Fri, 04 Jun 2021 07:35:00 -0400 The Uneven Race Between Work and Marriage

Joshua Hren on competing callings. 

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How to Correct Bishops Correctly https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/how-to-correct-bishops-correctly/ Gregory Caridi https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/how-to-correct-bishops-correctly/ Thu, 03 Jun 2021 07:35:00 -0400 How to Correct Bishops Correctly

Gregory Caridi on Canon 212 and public speech.

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Did Thomas More and John Donne Advocate Assisted Suicide? https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/did-thomas-more-and-john-donne-advocate-assisted-suicide/ David Albert Jones https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/did-thomas-more-and-john-donne-advocate-assisted-suicide/ Wed, 02 Jun 2021 07:35:00 -0400 Did Thomas More and John Donne Advocate Assisted Suicide?

David Albert Jones on popularly accepted myths.

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What Would It Mean for the Church to Succeed? https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/what-would-it-mean-for-the-church-to-succeed/ Jean-Luc Marion https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/what-would-it-mean-for-the-church-to-succeed/ Tue, 01 Jun 2021 07:35:00 -0400 What Would It Mean for the Church to Succeed?

Jean-Luc Marion on theologically redefining success.

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A New Model for Understanding the Dynamics of Catholic Disaffiliation https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/what-drives-catholic-religious-disaffiliation/ Timothy O'Malley https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/what-drives-catholic-religious-disaffiliation/ Mon, 31 May 2021 07:35:00 -0400 A New Model for Understanding the Dynamics of Catholic Disaffiliation

Timothy O'Malley on the loss of control. 

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The Church as an Icon of the Trinity https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-church-as-an-icon-of-the-trinity/ Thomas Humphries https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-church-as-an-icon-of-the-trinity/ Fri, 28 May 2021 07:35:00 -0400 The Church as an Icon of the Trinity

Thomas Humphries on the ecclesial dimensions of the Creed.`

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Walker Percy's News from Across the Sea https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/walker-percys-news-from-across-the-sea/ Matt Nelson https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/walker-percys-news-from-across-the-sea/ Thu, 27 May 2021 07:35:00 -0400 Walker Percy's News from Across the Sea

Matt Nelson on the novelist's philosophizing about faith and reason.

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Walter White's Chaotic Beauty https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/walter-whites-chaotic-beauty/ Jonathan Heaps https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/walter-whites-chaotic-beauty/ Wed, 26 May 2021 07:35:00 -0400 Walter White's Chaotic Beauty

Jonathan Heaps on Breaking Bad and the possibility of the good.

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Ancient Philosophy's Return Amidst the Triumph of the Therapeutic https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/ancient-philosophys-return-amidst-the-triumph-of-the-therapeutic/ Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/ancient-philosophys-return-amidst-the-triumph-of-the-therapeutic/ Tue, 25 May 2021 07:10:00 -0400 Ancient Philosophy's Return Amidst the Triumph of the Therapeutic

Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn on the arts of living. 

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Christian Metaphysics and the Apocalyptic Future https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/christian-metaphysics-and-the-apocalyptic-future/ Philip Gonzales https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/christian-metaphysics-and-the-apocalyptic-future/ Mon, 24 May 2021 07:35:00 -0400 Christian Metaphysics and the Apocalyptic Future

Philip Gonzales on what comes next in theology.

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Catholic Social Doctrine Isn't a Surrogate for Capitalism https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/catholic-social-doctrine-isnt-a-surrogate-for-capitalism/ Piotr Popiołek https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/catholic-social-doctrine-isnt-a-surrogate-for-capitalism/ Fri, 21 May 2021 07:35:00 -0400 Catholic Social Doctrine Isn't a Surrogate for Capitalism

Piotr Popiołek on John Paul II's Christian resistance to totalitarianism.

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