By B. Kevin Brown Since the Pennsylvania Grand Jury report on clergy sexual abuse was released, several news articles, commentaries, blogs, and Pope Francis’ Letter to the People of God all have helpfully pointed to […]
Category: Theology and Church
In the year 399 in Constantinople, the wealthy government official Eutropius, a man known for his lavish lifestyle and attempts to strip churches of their right to serve as a sanctuary for the persecuted, entered […]
The Fruit of Holy Ground
When the LORD saw him coming over to look at it more closely, God called out to him from the bush, “Moses! Moses!” He answered, “Here I am.” God said, “Come no nearer! Remove […]
Your Mother’s Name Is Mercy: The Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
When Pope Francis called for this extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy in April, he announced that it would begin today, on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, for two reasons. One is that it is […]
M.I.A., Refugees, & the Church–“What’s up with that?”
After analyzing M.I.A’s latest song and music video, this blog entry raises questions about what it means to be church in the midst of the refugee crisis and argues that when refugees drown, we the Church drown too
An Apologia for Theological Investigation
Note: This post is a joint post by Daniel Cosacchi, a frequent guest on Daily Theology and Kevin Ahern. As always, posts do not necessarily reflect the views of other members of DT. We must […]
A Tale of Two Churches: The 1% Shall Be First and the Religious Shall be Last
Upon arriving in New York, Pope Francis immediately traveled to the center of the city’s ecclesial and civic life for a service of “Vespers with the Clergy, Men and Women Religious” at St. Patrick’s Cathedral […]
Holy Sense of the Faithful, Theologians!
My first graduate course in theology sucker-punched me. The subject was ecclesiology, and studying the church while thinking for the first time about the Holy Spirit’s work blew me away. One idea in particular caught my attention: the […]
Can Anyone Withhold?
I suggest we think of those groups whom (some of) the leadership of the Church appears to consider – and most importantly, acts as if they are – outside of God’s favor, outside of receiving […]
A rose by any other name? What is theology?
“I do not seek to understand that I may believe, but I believe in order to understand. For this I believe–that unless I believe, I should not understand.” – St. Anselm of Canterbury, Proslogium, […]
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