Take and Read: Central to the message of Analogical Imagination is the conviction that classics are necessary resources for interpreting our world and our beliefs.
Global Sisters Report Preview: A group of varied sisters, priests, and lay people come together in Vietnam to translate the Bible and other holy books into Vietnamese.
A small c catholic: I was surprised when a friend introduced me to the work of René Girard. I'd heard of him in passing but that's about it.
Indian Cardinal Oswald Gracias said that the final document from the ongoing Synod of Bishops on family "will not have all the answers, but it will have a direction."
Jesuit Fr. Lucas (Yiu Sing Luke) Chan, who had a global reputation as a rising pioneer in the field of theological ethics, died Tuesday.
Appreciation: I still remember my very first class with Fr. Richard McBrien. Two insights from that day in 1997 have stayed with me.
Bulletins from the Human Side: Fr. Richard McBrien is free at last of time's unforgiving grip and at home in the eternal with which he was so familiar.
Young Voices: It is easier not to tell strangers that I study theology. But a reality check is sometimes in order.
Bulletins from the Human Side: Is the new document from the International Theological Commission an explosion in St. Peter's Square that is described as church renewal?
If you have lived 50 or more years of your life in the 20th century, then you probably remember when Catholicism was a religion of the supernatural. So much of the faith was concerned with "the other side," where the souls of the faithful were united with God and where we anxiously hoped our souls might find rest someday, enjoying the beatific vision. And there was a constant interchange between these two worlds, the natural and the supernatural. We sent prayers and sacrifices from our side on behalf of those suffering in purgatory on the other side.