Arguing over Salvation: A Reading of David Bentley Hart by Colin Petramale

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In his new book, David Bentley Hart moves beyond our collective jousting for the righteous position and attempts to answer the question all theologians should ask: What has gotten in the way of love?

Reflections on Two Hundred Years of Herman Melville: Part III: Into the Vortex by Leonard Engel

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The third and final installment of an in-depth look at the spiritual, metaphysical, and moral questions of Melville's masterpiece.

The Compassion of Jesus Is Our Greatness by Gene Ciarlo

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How different would our relationship to Jesus, to God, and to one another be if we lived not to be saved from the clutches of evil and eternal death but to give our lives in service to one another?

Beauty, Fragility, and the Icon of Tenderness by Michael Ford

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There is a relationship between a gentle God and his beloved creation, no matter our disadvantages, inadequacy, or fragility. Living a contemplative life helps us appreciate these connections.

A Lenten Assessment of the State of the Church by Ed Burns  

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Are we, as a community of Catholic believers, being faithful to our vocation to be the presence of the Risen Christ in the world?