Articles

  1. Can Christianity Stop at Good Friday?

    Christopher Iacovetti, graduate student in the University of Chicago Divinity School, evaluates Simone Weil's battle against compensatory theologies.

    Crucifixion

  2. The Notre-Dame Cathedral Fire Isn't a Sign

    Timothy O’Malley, ND Center for Liturgy Director, reads the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral fire theologically, rather than purely culturally.

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  3. Remedies for American Catholic Polarization

    Robert G. Christian III, Editor of Millennial Journal, proposes remedies for the recent exponential growth in Catholic polarization.

    Polarization

  4. Out of Our Mortal Depths

    Anne Horcher, ND English major and intern for the ND Center for Liturgy, interprets Christina Rossetti's "De Profundis" for Passiontide.

    Pietadonors

  5. On the Particular Grace of Palm Branches

    Drew Denton, Director of Faith Formation at Immaculate Heart of Mary in Atlanta, delves into Terrence Malick and the complex symbolism of Palm Sunday.

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  6. The Newest War on Women

    Abigail Favale, Director of the William Penn Honors Program at George Fox, explores the hatred for the feminine in the current cultural moment.

    Dietrich Marlene

  7. Reading the Writing in the Dirt

    Roberto De La Noval, ND PhD candidate in Theology, reads Jesus's writing in the sand back into the Old Testament.

    Jesus Und Ehebrecherin

  8. The Clear Message of Christus Vivit

    Vincent J. Reilly, Director of Faith Formation at St. Catherine Catholic Church, looks with Pope Francis at Christ crucified and risen.

    Resurrection

  9. Baudelaire, Maistre, and Original Sin

    Françoise Meltzer, Chair of the U. of Chicago Comparative Literature Department, looks at the influence of Maistre's philosophy upon Baudelaire's poetry.

    Baudelaire

  10. A Closer Look at Medieval Lent's Toughness

    Chase Padusniak, PhD candidate in Princeton's English Department, takes a theological look at medieval lenten and carnival practices.

    Pieter Bruegel

  11. Neo-Colonialism and Reproductive Health

    Obianuju Ekeocha, biomedical scientist and president of Culture of Life Africa, exposes the colonizing intent of Western aid to Africa.

    Colonialism

  12. Lent Intensifies

    Carolyn Pirtle, Program Director of the ND Center for Liturgy, notes how melody, harmony, and rhythm help us encounter Christ anew.

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  13. Ross Douthat’s Expanding Seamless Garment

    Charles Camosy, Fordham University Associate Professor of Christian Ethics, observes the expansion of the NYT columnist's pro-life horizons.

    New York Times

  14. The Roots of American Catholic Polarization

    Robert G. Christian III, co-founder and editor of Millennial Journal, digs up the political roots of American Catholic polarization.

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  15. The Gospels Manifest a Poetic Christ

    Columcille Dever and Matthew Vale, ND PhD candidates in Systematic Theology, read the poetic bedrock of Fr. Venard's reading of the Gospels and Aquinas.

    Caravaggio Resurrection

  16. Brideshead Revisited During Lent

    Patrick Tomassi, teacher at Trinity Academy and blogger at Pop-Culture Pelican, takes a Lent journey through Evelyn Waugh's classic.

    Poussin Et In Arcadia Ego

  17. Life, Language, and Christ Today

    Olivier-Thomas Venard, OP, Deputy Director of École Biblique et Archéologique, on how Aquinas can help biblical interpretation in a postmodern context.

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  18. The Festival Fast of the Annunciation

    Tamely, frail body, abstain today; today My soul eats twice, Christ hither and away. She sees him man, so like God made in this, That of them both a circle emblem is, Whose first and last concur; this doubtful day Of feast or fast, Chris...

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