Some time ago, I was looking through photos from a family wedding: sweet photos of bouquets, a daughter hugging her father, a family gathered around a kitchen table as they prepared for the celebration. And […]
Category: Theological Shark Week
How Would Jesus Organize? Introducing Shark Week XI
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 […]
Re-Creating Ourselves: Voting and Eucharist
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 […]
On Dialogue and Dealing with Others
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.
Cooperating with the Lesser of Two Evils
There are some voters out there who are passionately in favor of Hillary Clinton, and there are some who are passionately in favor of Donald Trump. However, polls seem to show that a higher percentage […]
How Would Jesus Vote? Introducing Shark Week X.
On the one hand, it’s a comical question. And perhaps one to be disregarded as clickbait in an increasingly monetized internet of thoughts and feelings. On the other hand, just like the much-ridiculed campaign of […]
Lenten Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement
By: M. Shawn Copeland, Boston College The Christian liturgical calendar reenacts in real time key events in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, the Christ of God, as these are recorded in the four Gospels. […]
Owning Discomfort: Teaching Racial Justice in the Classroom
In their introduction to a week of reflection dedicated to “The University as Social Force,” the Daily Theology editors offered a quote given by the Jesuit priest Igancio Ellacuría at the University of Santa Clara […]
The University as Social Force? An Octave of Theological Reflection
From February 21-28, consciously both deep in the season of Lent and during Black History Month, Daily Theology will host its 8th week of reflection, entitled “University as Social Force? Protest and Activism in Academia.” This is an introduction to the week.
Editors’ note: This post was originally part of Theological Shark Week V: Holy Hell?! Daily Theology Explores the Afterlife in October 2013. As a child, I was fascinated by one part of the Apostles’ Creed: […]
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