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November 2005

‘The Lord’s Style of Language’

Robert Wilken, Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia, wrote a wonderful article in the September issue of First Things …

Thanksgiving is the Eucharist

I’m finally back after two weeks of preparation for travel, travel, and recovery from travel. First Kathy flew to Kansas City to …

War is an Atrocity

I am not a pacificist; I am a Christian. I do not want any other label to override my commitment. Don’t get …

Judgment!

The last 12 days have been rather hectic. Last week I worked on a little paper that I will give at a …

Acts 9:10-19: A Passive Saul

The so-called “conversion of Saul” story continues in Acts 9. This Saul will become an active character, a major focus of Acts …

Catholicity and Totalitarianism

I have tried to keep away from discussions about the politics of the contemporary liberal nation-state called the United States. First, I …

Struck Blind: Acts 9:1-9

In Acts we’ve discovered already that being part of the people of God is dangerous, both in terms of the opposition of …

David Schindler on Balthasar

David Jones at ressourcement.blogspot.com posted an article from Communio and Liberation’s journal, Traces. There is a summary of Hans Ur van Balthasar’s …