By Molly Crawford Mass incarceration does not appear on many people’s list of pressing respect for life issues. However, an estimated 2.2 million lives play out behind bars at this […]
A mini-post in honor of International Women’s Day today, giving us as good a reason as any to promote and celebrate the contributions of the many excellent women theologians to […]
Sitting in the Garden of Gethsemane I was consoled by an experience that I might not have gotten elsewhere.How often in considering this story do we consider that Jesus sought consolation and prayer in a garden?
Disclaimer: At the outset of this post, I feel I need to say at least one thing I’m not talking about here. I’m not talking about suffering inflicted by sinful […]
Enjoy these VaLENTine’s Day memes!
By: Jason Steidl I read with great interest Kevin Ahern’s piece on Daily Theology calling Catholic theologians to publicly defend James Martin, SJ. I would seem to be Kevin’s intended audience. […]
The lack of engagement by academic theologians in the face of recent attacks against Fr. James Martin, SJ raises deeper questions on the state of public theology. Who is directing the narrative of public theology today? Have academic theologians ceded the public discourse on theology to a handful of loud angry voices?
Last night Fordham University, in association with Religion News Service and Salt and Light Media, held a debate on the effects of the first five year’s of Pope Francis’s pontificate, […]
I wanted to write a joyful post on this Feast of Christmas, but my heart isn’t there yet. It is as though Advent wasn’t quite long enough. I needed more […]
In today’s readings, we hear the stories of two central prophetic witnesses: King David and Mary of Nazareth. Their stories are intimately connected in the Christian narrative and today’s readings […]