Take and Read: The work of Jean Zizioulas forever changed me; I realized just how small my field of Catholic theological ethics is.
When St. Augustine wrote his Confessions, he probably never pictured his work being read on iPhones and iPads. Yet that is exactly what students at Villanova University are doing.
Writing in The New York Times MIT Sherry Turkle asked: “What has happened to face-to-face conversation in a world where so many people say they would rather text than talk?”
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.