Every year on the first day of Christology class, one of my sophomores raises their hand (usually half way during our fascinating analysis of the syllabus and classroom rules) and asks the following question, “Mr. […]
Should Catholics Believe in Ghosts? A Primer on Good & Evil Spirits, Saints & the Power of Intercessory Prayer
By Christine McCarthy In October 2001, on a crisp and clear evening, my fellow Boston College freshmen housemates took a twilight stroll through Brighton’s Evergreen Cemetery, a shortcut from our off-campus dorm to McGuinn Hall. […]
Heaven on Their Minds: Salvation, Commodity, and Relationship
I should probably begin by making a confession (we are talking about the afterlife, after all). The question of salvation has not been a big one in my life. I haven’t spent a lot of […]
Introducing Shark Week V…”Holy Hell?! Daily Theology considers the afterlife.”
I’d like to welcome you to the fifth installment of the much heralded “Theological Shark Week,” hosted here at Daily Theology. Shark Week is a time for multiple authors to address a central and compelling […]
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