Take and Read: Teresa of Avila is a good, lifelong companion. Her emphasis on the constant reformability and transformability of the human person bears multiple explorations.
Fr. Hans Küng: This request is made "not in order to destroy but to build up the church."
Take and Read: For Asians who studied theology at Roman pontifical universities after the Second Vatican Council, Aloysius Pieris' book was, for me at least, an intellectual bombshell.
Eco Catholic: St. Joseph Sr. Elizabeth Johnson discussed about how humans fit into God’s creation during a Feb. 26 talk in New York's East Village.
Just Catholic: The way Zika is transmitted and its connection to birth defects has raised the issue of contraception again in the Catholic church.
POLITICS FOR A PILGRIM CHURCH: A THOMISTIC THEORY OF CIVIC VIRTUE
By Thomas J. Bushlack
Published by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., $35
Alasdair MacIntyre and Charles Taylor are two renowned Catholic philosophers not likely to agree about much beyond the Nicene Creed. But once, in 2005, I heard them agree about St. Thomas Aquinas.
Dominican Sr. Barbara Reid has created a work of feminist biblical interpretation that delves into every book of the Bible.
NCR Today: This week, I interviewed a Jewish rabbi, a Muslim imam and scholar, and a Methodist minister about this question.
NCR Today: The lecture on the Islamic State group and Muslim responses to it "will hopefully serve as a catalyst for dialogue on Islamic traditions in the larger Spokane community."
Faith and Justice: I have some sympathy with what conservatives are experiencing today because I went through a similar experience in the late 1960s.