College students represent one of the most powerful demographics in the United States and Catholicism is the one of the largest religious traditions among college-age students in the country. A mobilized movement of this demographic could have a transformative impact on higher education, on the church, and social issues around the world. The time is now for a renewed student movement.
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Rationalizations and Progress: A Case Study for Catholic Academia
Every place, every person, every situation of history in the United States has some connection to the ravages of chattel slavery. As I’ve written about in the past, modern American society was built on the systematic […]
Theology 101: Systematic Bias (and Flint, MI)
The horrible tragedy of water poisoning in Flint, Michigan, is the latest example of systematic bias in daily American life. Systematic bias, sometimes referred to as structural or systemic bias, is one of the more […]
What did we expect? #BlackLivesMatter
What did we expect? What did we expect when we did not react as we should, when #BlackLivesMatter came and went in the public sphere, when most people–especially most white people–went back to work as […]
Valentine’s Day! Catholic Universities! Lent! Oh My!
Exciting things are happening at Daily Theology this week. We hope that you check them out! Sweets to the sweet: Tomorrow, as you all know, is St. Valentine’s Day. (Of course, it is also the […]
A Bishop (Finally) Speaks – #BlackCatholicHistoryMonth #BlackLivesMatter
It is with no irony that I remind our good readers that the events of Ferguson are happening amid Black Catholic History Month in the US Catholic Church. It was thus with great anticipation that I […]
Black Catholic History Month: An Invitation to Remember
November is Black Catholic History Month. This designation stands in its 24th year, named in 1990 by the National Black Catholic Congress of the United States “to celebrate the long history and proud heritage of Black Catholics.” […]
Becoming Anti-Oppressive, Part 3: Racism, Bigotry, and Theology
Editor’s Note: This four-part blog series is being co-published at DT’s Blog Partner, “Raids Across the Color Line.” Before you go on, it may be helpful to read the first and second parts of the series. The opposite […]
Becoming Anti-Oppressive, Part 1: Growing Up Racist and Misogynist and Catholic
Editor’s Note: This four-part blog series is being co-published at DT’s Blog Partner, “Raids Across the Color Line.” Read more about “blog partners” here. One. There’s this joke that I’ve never been able to forget. I mean, literally, […]
The Tragedy of Catholicism and Race on the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court of the United States is overwhelmingly composed of Roman Catholics. Of the nine justices, six affirm themselves as Roman Catholic, while the other three self-identify as Jewish. This is a very new phenomenon, in place only […]
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