Theology & Spirituality

Weekly Reads (April 11)

Happy Easter weekend, dear readers! And happy Easter to our Orthodox brothers and sisters!

Here is a round-up of different religion, theology, and current events articles from our own authors and across the internet.

The following articles do not necessarily reflect the views or mission of Conciliar Post. These articles have been selected based on their prevalence across popular blogs and social media and their relevance to current events. We invite you to engage in friendly and positive discussion about these articles.

If you read a thought-provoking or well-written article that did not make this list, please share the link with us in the comments section.

Conciliar Post

John Ehrett, “Furious 7: Movie Review

Laura Norris, “What ‘Unbroken’ Can Teach Us About Resilience, Hope, and the Christian Life”

Kenneth O’Shaughnessy, “Truly, Your Are a God Who Hides Yourself

Kathryn Dubs, “Her Voice

Chris Smith, “Book Review: The Joy of the Gospel (Pope Francis)

Johanna Byrkett, “Speaking Scary

From Our Authors

Jacob Prahlow, Pursuing Veritas, Ephrem’s ‘Hymns on Paradise’

Johanna Byrkett, John Jay Institute Center for a Just Society, Hoosier Hospitality

Ben Cabe, Ben Cabe Blog, “H Is for Holy – Book Review

Across the Internet

Maureen Mullarkey, First Things, “RFRA & My Wedding Ring

George Weigel, First Things, “Easter and Evangelism

Thomas Storck, Ethika Politika, “Futurists and Conservatives

Russell E. Saltzman, First Things, “Correcting St. John

Chris Nye, Relevant Magazine, “The Enduring Legacy of Bonhoeffer”

Laura Norris

Laura Norris

Laura Norris is a Catholic, freelance writer, running coach, and outdoor enthusiast. She holds a master's degree in Theological Studies and now works as a running blogger and coach as, in the words of St. Ignatius Loyola, "a woman for others" in helping others live a healthy life and achieve their goals. She and her husband live on the Eastside of Seattle and spend their time running their own businesses and hiking in the mountains.

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