What some critics see as Rolheiser’s complacent, uncritical embrace of modern secular society is actually borne of his confidence in God's abiding presence and care.
Gary Gutting was enthusiastic about Denys Turner's book on Aquinas, but much less so about Aquinas’s thought.
The Second Vatican Council isn’t over yet, in the view of Robert P. Imbelli, who notes that the “reception,” and thus the event of the council, is continuing today.
To know you need help that you cannot somehow conjure up through your own power frees you. You have to turn from yourself to something outside yourself.
A pressing matter for the Catholic Theological Society of America: What can or should the organization do to be more welcoming to “conservative” theologians?
How is mercy key to understanding God? Commonweal posed this and other questions to Cardinal Walter Kasper.
There are three key doctrines where Aquinas’s arguments lead to perplexing conclusions: immortality, creation, and the nature of God as both one and triune.
The poet discusses "accidental theologies," Gerard Manley Hopkins, faith in literature, and what it's like no longer being the editor of Poetry magazine.
John XXIII had a program of updating; John Paul II was seen as bringing a degree of Restoration. How do their two very different legacies relate to each other?
That the death of God involves the death of Man is Christian doctrine, a fact of which Nietzsche seems not to have been aware.
The just-war pacifist begins with a thoroughly realist assumption—that foreign policy is seldom if ever guided by rigorous just-war precepts.