Chris Pramuk, Associate Professor of Theology at Xavier University and editor of our partner blog, Raids Across the Color Line, has published a response to DT’s recent Shark Week, specifically to Kevin Ahern’s post from Thursday. We’ve […]
Just a quick reflection on this happy day for all Thomas Aquinas nerds. If you’re a fanboy/girl of the wonderful Aquinas and his Thomist legacy, but especially if you’re not, I want to recommend two […]
Who have been some of the most influential Catholic intellectuals in your life? Many of us who attended Catholic colleges and universities can probably remember a significant woman religious on our campus who embodied that […]
By Bridget O’Brien
As a native daughter of Philadelphia, I’ve been following news of Francis’s planned trip there since it was more an assumption than a fact. That probably seems reasonable—it’s not every day the pontiff visits your hometown—but if I’m honest, it’s not Francis-mania that makes me scroll through pages of coverage. I’m excited about the pope . . . but the level of energy I’ve invested in following rumors of Francis’s impending visit to Philadelphia is not significantly lower than the energy I invest in rumors of friends’ spouses’ cousins’ visiting Philadelphia.
Philadelphians are obsessed with Philly.
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, […]
By Meg Stapleton Smith Lawrence, a city of 76,000 squeezed into about seven square miles, is an old mill city situated along the Merrimac River in Northeastern Massachusetts. Decrepit smokestacks and abandoned factories from the […]
By Meg Stapleton Smith A couple of months ago, I was sitting in my office working on a lesson plan when Veronica, a freshman student at my high school, abrasively stormed through the doorway. “So, […]
By Krista Stevens This semester in my introductory theology class I’m asking my students to create an eight minute documentary focusing on one or more of our class’s “big questions”: Who or what is God? […]
Where is faith in the science classroom? Where is faith in the physics courses, studying the latest developments from the Large Hadron Collider; the astrophysics graduate classrooms, perusing the search for life on other planets via […]