Recommended Reading: September 26-October 2

If you read one article this week, engage Getting History Right by Bradley Birzer. For those of you with additional reading time this fine fall day, check out the following selections below, gleaned from around the internet (and written over the course of the past two weeks, mea culpa). As always, if you think thereContinue reading “Recommended Reading: September 26-October 2”

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The Divine Milieu

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin stands apart, along with Karl Rahner, Henri de Lubac, and Hans Urs von Bathlasar, as one of the most influential Catholic theologians of the 20th century. Teilhard’s overall theological program sought to reconcile the central features of traditional Catholic faith with the insights of such pursuits as reason and biology. HereContinue reading “The Divine Milieu”

Poems, Protest, and a Dream

Of the various perspectives within the confines of post-Reformation Church history, perhaps none is more interesting than the writings of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz. A Catholic writer (and later a Catholic nun) living in the New World during the 15th century (xxiv), Sor Juana’s theological perspective exhibits the increasingly uneasy place of traditionalContinue reading “Poems, Protest, and a Dream”