Anthony E. Clark
Poet or syncretist? Catholic religious or Buddhist mystic? The true identity of Trappist monk and author Thomas Merton has been a matter of...
Matthew E. Bunson
Indonesia,Africa, Iraq.The news reports are alarming: Christian communities in largely Muslim lands are facing oppression, persecution, even...
Carl Olson
God became Man and walked among us. He died for our sins. He did these things at a particular time and place. He entered history. Ours is a...
Russell Shaw
Götterdämmerung, a word suggested by a Scandinavian myth, means "twilight of the gods." With religious belief and birth rates at an all-time...
Rollin A. Lasseter
"Oh, you’re a liberal-arts major. What are you going to do, teach?" Liberal-arts degree holders are familiar with contemporary assumptions...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Non-Catholics often fall back on the "idolatry" charge when discussing the Mother of God with Catholics. But their criticisms are based on a...
Gregory R. Beabout
Does freedom mean liberty or license? Contemporary secular dialogue loudly extols the right to freedom while denouncing any moral law as...
Gregory R. Beabout
We have inherited the Enlightenment dichotomy of the head and the heart, which brings with it a skepticism about any means of persuasion other...
Fr. Frank Pavone
Jesus said “love your neighbor as yourself”—right after he said to love God with your whole being. But does love involve keeping mum about sin...
Pete Vere
Revealed: secrets to a successful marriage! With hundreds of titles on how to achieve marital bliss lining bookstore shelves, why does the...