Being religious indicates something very basic: recognizing God as creator and responding with gratitude.
Lindbeck set us afloat upon the currents of the great Tradition, giving us glimpses of the wisdom that lies on the far side, in hopes that someday we would all be united in one city.
Reflections from Cyril O’Regan, Bishop R. Guy Erwin, Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt, Joseph L. Mangina, Bruce D. Marshall, Michael Root, and Caleb Congrove.
Until our own end, Christ’s Passion remains the singular source of salvation and holiness — in the sacraments, and in our love of him by acts of penance, reparation, and solidarity.
Anger can be just, but hatred and indiscriminate revenge never can be.
In a section of the Summa on prayer, St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-74) alerts us to three perennial errors, pitfalls at the intersection of prayer and theology.
As we speak after the Word’s example, often repeating what he said, we curiously understand him still to be himself speaking as well — inviting, permitting, and even uttering our speech through us.
What does it mean to be a Catholic university? Alasdair MacIntyre, perhaps the most influential living philosopher, believes the answer to this question involves a significant place for the Catholic philosophical tradition.