By Kyle Haden, OFM, Ph.D., The moniker ‘Christian’ has lost a good deal of credibility in the last several years. In the Catholic lexicon it has been stained by years of sexual scandals. In mainline […]
The Psalms aren’t generally the first place we think to look in the Bible for a political vision, perhaps because they are so often used as a source of private consolation or words of praise […]
During my first year of teaching at a high school, I was handed the preexisting curriculum for the sophomore class. I vividly remember sitting at my desk starring at the large multi-colored teacher’s manual with […]
Happy New Year from the Daily Theology Podcast! We come back with a new episode featuring Stephen Okey’s conversation with Holly Taylor Coolman. They talk about how the evangelical subculture she grew up in provided […]
In September, less than two months before the election, Shark Week X asked, How Would Jesus Vote? As John Slattery wrote, the question could be rephrased as, ” What would Jesus do, right now, in the […]
While it is tempting to set Donald Trump up as being the as the Anti-Pope Francis, such a view is both simplistic and dangerous. Such a binary ignores the profound depth of the pope’s message and his continuity with the Catholic-Biblical tradition.
Upon the results of the election, Donald Trump dramatically pivoted from a campaign based on “us vs. them” rhetoric to that of unity: “Now it is time for America to bind the wounds of division, have […]
Near the end of the classic movie and screenplay about St. Thomas More, “A Man for All Seasons,” More finds himself imprisoned for not signing King Henry VIII’s Act of Succession. More will not reveal to […]
As Theological Shark Week X winds down, I’d like to take a moment to talk about the event of voting itself. Christine McCarthy and Stephen Okey helped us think about voting our conscience and the […]
While it’s hard to say whether or how Jesus would vote in this election, we can be sure that attempting to understand, empathize, and engage our “enemies” in genuine dialogue is essential to loving them as Jesus taught his followers to do.