Weekly Reads (February 14)
Happy feast day of Saint Valentine, dear readers!
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.
Laura Norris, “A Lenten Reading List”
Kenneth O’Shaughnessy, “If Marriage Was Outlawed Today”
John Ehrett, “Movie Review: Jupiter Ascending”
Jeff Reid, “Hasting Days”
Chris Smith, “A Little Less Friedman, A Little More Hayek”
Johanna (Jody) Byrkett, “Splendor in Every Crack and Crevice”
From Our Authors
Jody Byrkett, Humane Pursuits, “Why: A Theodicy”
Jacob Prahlow, Pursuing Veritas, “Reflections on Vatican II”
Ryan Shinkel, Values & Capitalism, “Christian Europe, the Inventor of Liberty: Part I”
Ben Cabe, Ben Cabe Blog, “Fifty Shades of Grey: Read This Before You Don’t Watch It”
Amanda Barber, Amanda Barber, “Fifty Shades of Smut: It’s Not a Grey Area”
Across the Internet
George Weigel, First Things, “Lent Day by Day”
Andrew M. Haines, Ethika Politika, “Can God and Penguins Co-Exist?”
Fr. James Schall, The Imaginative Conservative, “The Enduring Nature of Scholasticism”
Chase Padusniak, Ethika Politika, “Artificial Intelligence: Virtue in the Age of the Computer”
Russell E. Saltzman, First Things, “Catholics Don’t Sing Like Lutherans“