By Katie Wrisley Shelby I’ve never succeeded in quite wrapping my mind around how atrocities such as the Holocaust or the internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII happened. How could entire countries be complicit in evil of […]
By Chris Haw What do you get when you combine Darwin, Durkheim, Freud, Nietzsche, and Saint Augustine? You get something like René Girard. I never had the pleasure of meeting this, now late, French-American Stanford […]
Editor’s Note: The following commentary on the ongoing public debate is presented, just like the original posting of Dr. Faggioli’s letter, as a guest post here at Daily Theology, and does not presume to represent […]
By Jake Kohlhaas Tens of thousands have descended on the city of Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families and many more will be arriving as Pope Francis’ visit to the city draws near. Already […]
By Jenny Peek I first saw the crippling power of fear in Christian responses to sexual violence during my freshman year of college. My friend Alicia*, who had been sexually assaulted the year before, was […]
By Megan McCabe Thanks largely to the efforts of survivors-turned-activists Annie Clark and Andrea Pino, the founders of End Rape on Campus, sexual assault on campus has moved to the center of public and political debate. […]
By Bridget O’Brien
I am a human adult, living in the United States, with female and male friends and loved ones. One in six US women and one in 33 US men is a survivor of rape or attempted rape.
I am a resident minister, living and working in a women’s undergraduate residence hall. One in five female college students has been sexually assaulted during their undergraduate years.
With the start of the school year, many remember the teachers who formed and transformed us. This is the second of two posts from Randall S. Rosenberg on his teacher, John Kavanaugh, S.J., who passed away […]
With the start of the school year, many remember the teachers who formed and transformed us. This is the first of two posts from Randall S. Rosenberg on his teacher, John Kavanaugh, S.J., who passed […]
By Jessica Coblentz I envision Clare in her simple brown habit at the window of the monastery dormitory, and the vicious mercenaries of Emperor Frederick are just beyond the opening. They have taken the grounds […]