R.R. Reno’s endorsement of “The Marriage Pledge” has created a firestorm. The canonist, Dr. Ed Peters, sheds light on what needs closer attention; and C.C. Pecknold sketches an option for “doubling down” on preaching the Gospel in the public square.
Ethika Politika has featured much debate about Catholic Social Teaching (CST), the extent of its authority, and dissent from it, and the misunderstanding of faith and reason contributes to misunderstanding about CST’s scope, consistency, and nature.
Daily, I trek out to my own “Alaskan wilderness” to prove that I can survive and even thrive on my own. But I find that this pursuit is disappointing and ends in icy loneliness. When I seek myself, my self is all I can ever hope to find.
November 23, 2014
Should not space travel be seen as part of our participation in God’s renewal of the world by baptizing all of creation with our presence?
November 19, 2014
We need to recover and imbue our works with a “sense of the sacred”—the sense of the sacramental nature of all creation, including man’s embodied existence as a creature in the imago dei—in order to remedy the contemporary crisis of Catholic fiction and literature.
November 18, 2014
The feminist movement is dedicated to deconstructing essentials and to revising tradition to make room for change. This is not philosophy; it’s propaganda.
November 17, 2014
Our street-level scientism needs a cure: a liberally educated approach that sees the harmony in the whole of truth toward which we run both by the love of myth and by love of wisdom itself.
November 13, 2014
Dylan Pahman reviews Dennis Ockholm’s new release from Brazos Press, Dangerous Passions, Deadly Sins: Learning from the Psychology of Ancient Monks.
November 13, 2014