On this feast day, St. Luke can guide us through a history tinged with disaster.
How could Bishop Barnes, a Cambridge mathematician, have gone so badly wrong?
We cannot separate our thinking from our interactions with a community because thought isn’t merely analytical problem-solving.
Luke's book of the Acts of the Apostles teaches us what it means that "God shows no partiality."
The question is whether we can learn to use religious language as a form of self-emptying, not self-justification.
The conjunction of two recent articles on American Catholic history, specifically the history of prayer in schools, provides a timely warning for church involvement in politics.
Spencer Case: “Dear God, I have come to the conclusion you probably don’t exist, but I’ve also come to the conclusion that any one view I hold may turn out to be mistaken, however unlikely the odds seem.”
Fraud, including sycophancy, is endless: it corrosively renders all interactions questionable.