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, 23 Sep 2020 02:00:44 +0000 Three Tantalizing Enigmas in Dante’s Heaven of the Sun https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/three-tantalizing-enigmas-in-dantes-heaven-of-the-sun/ Fr. Robert Imbelli https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/three-tantalizing-enigmas-in-dantes-heaven-of-the-sun/ Tue, 22 Sep 2020 07:35:00 -0400 Three Tantalizing Enigmas in Dante’s Heaven of the Sun

Robert Imbelli on Solomon, the circle of theologians, and the celebration of the risen body in Dante.

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Identity Dysphoria and the Sacraments of Initiation https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/identity-dysphoria-and-the-sacraments-of-initiation/ Francesca A. Murphy https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/identity-dysphoria-and-the-sacraments-of-initiation/ Mon, 21 Sep 2020 07:35:00 -0400 Identity Dysphoria and the Sacraments of Initiation

Francesca Murphy on what's in a name.

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By Man Shall His Blood Not Be Shed? https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/by-man-shall-his-blood-not-be-shed/ Roberto J. De La Noval https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/by-man-shall-his-blood-not-be-shed/ Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:35:00 -0400 By Man Shall His Blood Not Be Shed?

Roberto De La Noval on the Bible and changes in the Catechism regarding the death penalty.

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Even Doctors of the Church Make Theological Mistakes Now and Again https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/even-doctors-of-the-church-make-theological-mistakes-now-and-again/ Cory Hayes https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/even-doctors-of-the-church-make-theological-mistakes-now-and-again/ Thu, 17 Sep 2020 07:35:00 -0400 Even Doctors of the Church Make Theological Mistakes Now and Again

Cory Hayes on St. Robert Bellarmine's arguments in the Galileo Affair.

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The Blessed Virgin Mary, Quarantined https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-blessed-virgin-mary-quarantined/ John Cavadini https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-blessed-virgin-mary-quarantined/ Wed, 16 Sep 2020 07:35:00 -0400 The Blessed Virgin Mary, Quarantined

John Cavadini on the need for a renewed, refreshed, and rearticulated dogmatic.

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The Incomplete Picture of Ex Corde Ecclesiae https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-incomplete-picture-of-ex-corde-ecclesiae/ Mark J. Clark https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-incomplete-picture-of-ex-corde-ecclesiae/ Tue, 15 Sep 2020 07:35:00 -0400 The Incomplete Picture of Ex Corde Ecclesiae

Mark Clark on medieval universities and the future of Catholic education. 

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Canon Law and the Fight Against Child Marriage https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/canon-law-and-the-fight-against-child-marriage/ Laura Bramon Hassan https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/canon-law-and-the-fight-against-child-marriage/ Mon, 14 Sep 2020 07:35:00 -0400 Canon Law and the Fight Against Child Marriage

Laura Bramon Hassan on traditional societies and the modern sexualization of minors.

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What Are Kingdoms but Great Bands of Robbers? https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/histories-of-thieves/ Terence Sweeney https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/histories-of-thieves/ Fri, 11 Sep 2020 07:35:00 -0400 What Are Kingdoms but Great Bands of Robbers?

Terence Sweeney on empires and theft in Augustine and Bartolomé de Las Casas.

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Time and Meaning https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/time-and-meaning/ Frank Pasquale https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/time-and-meaning/ Thu, 10 Sep 2020 07:35:00 -0400 Time and Meaning

Frank Pasquale on the speed of a life worth living. 

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The Christian's Mission to Birth Christ https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-christians-mission-to-birth-christ/ Jean-Paul Juge https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-christians-mission-to-birth-christ/ Wed, 09 Sep 2020 07:35:00 -0400 The Christian's Mission to Birth Christ

Jean-Paul Juge on the theological implications of the Book of Revelation. 

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One-Liners on Race From the Pope and Other Catholic Officials Won't Do Anymore https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/one-liners-on-race-from-the-pope-and-other-catholic-officials-wont-do-any-longer/ Paulinus Ikechukwu Odozor https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/one-liners-on-race-from-the-pope-and-other-catholic-officials-wont-do-any-longer/ Tue, 08 Sep 2020 07:35:00 -0400 One-Liners on Race From the Pope and Other Catholic Officials Won't Do Anymore

Fr. Paulinus Odozor, C.S.Sp. on the need for local and world-wide synods on race.

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Percy and Pence and the American Sense of Scripture https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/percy-and-pence-and-the-american-sense-of-scripture/ Jessica Hooten Wilson https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/percy-and-pence-and-the-american-sense-of-scripture/ Mon, 07 Sep 2020 07:35:00 -0400 Percy and Pence and the American Sense of Scripture

Jessica Hooten Wilson on Christian nationalism's slips of the tongue.

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Augustine and the Trials of Fallen Friendship https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-difficulties-of-fallen-friendship/ Randall B. Smith https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-difficulties-of-fallen-friendship/ Fri, 04 Sep 2020 07:35:00 -0400 Augustine and the Trials of Fallen Friendship

Randall Smith on Augustine's realistic theology of friendship. 

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Gregory the Great's Transvaluation of Life and Death https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/gregory-the-greats-transvaluation-of-death-and-life/ Carole Straw https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/gregory-the-greats-transvaluation-of-death-and-life/ Thu, 03 Sep 2020 07:35:00 -0400 Gregory the Great's Transvaluation of Life and Death

Carole Straw on Gregory the Great pondering the importance of the Second Death.

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Whiteness as an Ecclesiological Heresy https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/whiteness-as-an-ecclesiological-heresy/ Joseph Flipper https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/whiteness-as-an-ecclesiological-heresy/ Wed, 02 Sep 2020 07:35:00 -0400 Whiteness as an Ecclesiological Heresy

Joseph Flipper on racism and the loss of catholicity.

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The Orderliness of the Cosmos Is Far Deeper Than the Ancients Ever Suspected https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-orderliness-of-the-cosmos-is-far-deeper-than-the-ancients-ever-suspected/ Stephen M. Barr https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-orderliness-of-the-cosmos-is-far-deeper-than-the-ancients-ever-suspected/ Tue, 01 Sep 2020 07:35:00 -0400 The Orderliness of the Cosmos Is Far Deeper Than the Ancients Ever Suspected

Stephen Barr on the surprisingly high degree of order in the laws of nature.

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97 Theses on Hegel and His Catholic Readers https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/97-theses-on-hegel/ Cyril O'Regan https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/97-theses-on-hegel/ Mon, 31 Aug 2020 07:35:00 -0400 97 Theses on Hegel and His Catholic Readers

Cyril O'Regan on Hegel's 250th birthday and spiders. 

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Saint Augustine's Secularization of Rome https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/saint-augustines-secularization-of-rome/ Robert Markus https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/saint-augustines-secularization-of-rome/ Fri, 28 Aug 2020 07:35:00 -0400 Saint Augustine's Secularization of Rome

R.A. Markus on the roots of the secular in Augustine's thought.

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Is the Bible Racist? https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/is-the-bible-racist/ Yves Congar https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/is-the-bible-racist/ Thu, 27 Aug 2020 07:35:00 -0400 Is the Bible Racist?

Yves Congar, OP on the lack of any arguments for racism in the Bible.

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Yves Congar and the Future of the Church in Its Past https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/yves-congar-and-the-future-of-the-church/ Charles Taylor https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/yves-congar-and-the-future-of-the-church/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 07:35:00 -0400 Yves Congar and the Future of the Church in Its Past

Charles Taylor on the contributions of Yves Congar OP to Vatican II.

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