In the Analogical Turn, Johannes Hoff’s chief argument is that at the very birth of modern times, Nicholas of Cusa offered a path-not-taken, one definitively forward-looking.
Radner's book on figural exegesis is a gift to the Church, and warrants serious, sustained attention by pastors and scholars alike.
The creative and appreciative urge are the work of the Holy Spirit, which always has one job in a human life — to make us the creatures God intends.
Monasticism was born, not out of the moral or governmental failures of a late Roman state, but (ironically) out of Christian political success.
We have been encouraged in the modern, post-transition age to lose a sense of narrative in our humanity.
The “logic” of torture, that “it was okay to torture the guilty,” continued in Chicago policing at least into the 1970s.
At the deepest level, the world needs for the Church to “be the Church.”
The ordinariness of the day is not something to be skipped over in favor of some shining, imaginary future.