October 2019 Issue

Ben Salmon and Catholic Pacifism by Roger Karny

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A Catholic pacifist and World War I conscientious objector has things to say to our time.

The Grandeur of God by Gene Ciarlo

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The universe is a sacrament of God. The universe is the myth, the story, the clue, the sacrament of a spiritual reality that defies human recognition. The universe is a suggestion of God.

Manna from Heaven by Amy Nicholson

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If we look around and consider our lives blessed rather than focusing on what’s missing, we find we have so much more than we originally thought. Maybe it’s time for a renewed mindfulness of the blessings at hand.

Editorial: Solidarity in Ignorance: Approaches to the Climate Crisis

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The challenge is not to merely to “solve” the climate crisis on a pragmatic or technocratic level, but to fundamentally revise our way of thinking from one of dominance and control over nature to one that internalizes the interdependence of all living things.

Faith, Meaning, and the Irony of Christ by Ed Burns

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There is a whole other way to envision the acquisition of knowledge by the human mind, and it is this: In the development of human knowledge, it is always faith—any kind of faith—that comes first.