Happy New Year from the Daily Theology Podcast! We come back with a new episode featuring Stephen Okey’s conversation with Holly Taylor Coolman. They talk about how the evangelical subculture she grew up in provided […]
Voting Your Conscience?: That May Not Mean What You Think It Does
This presidential election cycle has elicited a variety of reactions to the major party candidates. One of the more frequently heard refrains is, “I have to vote my conscience,” generally implying some protest vote against […]
A Theological History of Private Property
Author’s Note: On this, the birthday of Karl Marx, amid the shaping of an unprecedented political landscape, I felt moved to repost this reflection on property and Christianity with a few minor edits. This post originally appeared in […]
Foster-Adoption: The Weight of the Gospel
As you may have remembered from my previous posts on the subject, my wife and I have been in the process of adopting a child from foster care for the past 18 months. A few weeks ago, this […]
St. Stanislaus, Bishop and Martyr – Poland, Politics, and Preaching the Gospel Today
I grew up a Roman Catholic in Buffalo, New York with a healthy portion of Polish ancestry. From an early age I recognized that some particularly strange sounding names were inextricably tied to the pride and […]
“Masculinity in a Skirt”: Pope Francis and the Role of Women
Homosexuality, contraception, abortion, authority, dogmatics, doctrine, science, prayer, reform, conscience….you name it, the Pope spoke about it in his recent interview with Antonio Spadaro, exclusively published by America Magazine earlier today. Without doubt, there are some phrases […]
Confronting Violence: Navy Yard Edition, with Habakkuk.
habakkuk one. Yesterday, in the wake of yet another mass shooting brought on by a mentally-unstable person with wide access to semi-automatic weapons, I felt powerless. I prayed, I fell quiet. Oh God, if the […]
Doing Theology in an Election Year
I have always disliked politics. Naturally, of course, the “political” is honorable in the traditional sense of the word…a well-organized society requires good women and men to run the affairs of state and country. Taxes […]
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