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Art: Paradox or Dialectic?

As far as I am concerned, we should take the declinist view at its word and ignore it altogether. After all, declinism is nothing particularly new or original when one considers the range of declinist critiques, from Burke to Fukuyama, and it allies itself too easily to ideology.


Sam Rocha

March 24, 2015

Viva la Famiglia!

A Dolce & Gabbana fashion show might not be the first place you’d look to see whether a pope’s message has taken root, but maybe it should be.


Christopher T. Haley

March 23, 2015

The Failure of Catholic Social Thought in Alberta

While human law cannot make any of its citizens virtuous and should not endeavor to try, it does advance the common good by mandating the virtue necessary for peaceful social behavior: Justice, giving and doing unto others what is due to them.


Brett Graham Fawcett

March 12, 2015

Art: The Dialectic, Its Ups and Downs

Christian art is not reaching a new apex, but it is far from totally dead.


Chase Padusniak

March 9, 2015

Dropping Dialogue

At the Catholic university, grounded in institutional commitments to a host of truth claims and therefore in moral obligations following from those claims, “dialogue” has to be understood as a method but not as an end.


Michael Bradley

March 9, 2015

Distinctions and Their Uses

The ability to hold this and that in one’s mind and push the ideas around until they reach a paradox or a counterfactual is a large portion of what the possession of a sound mind is about.


Sam Rocha

March 4, 2015