Growing in Faith

A theology of suffering from one who suffered deeply

Third in a series of occasional articles about Cardinal John Henry Newman Being a thorough...

Finding a recognizable purpose and goal to miracles

Second in a series of occasional articles about Cardinal John Henry Newman Because John Henry Newman has been recognized by the Vatican...

John Henry Newman and the Oxford Movement

First in a series of occasional articles about Cardinal John Henry Newman Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martin of the Vatican’s Congregation for the...

‘The pre-eminent practitioner of public theology’

John Courtney Murray, S.J. (1904-67) was an extremely influential figure in 20th century church-state relations, and to a large extent, in the...

A visionary who sought to reconcile science, Christianity

In his efforts to tie ecological concerns to the theology and practice of the church, Benedict XVI recently made the following statement...

The conversion story of a cradle Catholic

My “conversion” story is different than others you may have read since I have always been Catholic. I am a “cradle Catholic.” I...

Rahner’s influential Transcendental Thomism

The 20th century saw the blossoming of a circle of extremely important Catholic theologians and philosophers, including Hans Urs von Balthasar, Joseph Ratzinger, Bernard...

A witty and yet profound Christian apologist

Christian apologetics, form the Greek word apologia (“in defense of”), is that discipline which offers rational and systematic arguments for the truths of Christian...

An intellectual, and highly influential, convert

Following the loose chronology of this series on Great Christian Thinkers, I had planned to write this week on the momentously influential John Henry...

A saint ‘hard on himself, and gentle with others’

Pope Benedict XVI has sought to encourage the spiritual lives of priests worldwide by honoring them in a special way from June 19,...
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