Theology & Spirituality

Weekly Reads (March 7)

Happy weekend, 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.

Conciliar Post

Ryan Shinkel, “In Defense of Nagel: Part IV

George Aldhizer, “Sects Positions: How God Became God

Amanda Barber, “Freedom

Various Authors, “Round Table: Genesis and the Origins of the Universe

Jacob Prahlow, “Reformed Theologies?: A Contemporary Comparison

Benjamin Winter, “My Journey to Catholicism: Part I”

From Our Authors

Johanna Byrkett, Ancient Words, Lent Week 2: Remember

Jacob Prahlow, Pursuing Veritas, “Five Things Everyone Should Know About the Bible

Across the Internet

George Weigel, First Things, “No Fighting God

Ryan T. Anderson and Leslie Ford, The Wall Street Journal, “A Fight to Keep Catholic Schools Catholic

Michael Bradley, Ethika Politika, “Theology in the Curriculum: What’s Happening at Notre Dame?

John Pavlovitz, Relevant Magazine, “Have We Made the Bible Into An Idol?

Justin B. McBrayer, The New York Times Opinionator, “Why Our Children Don’t Think There Are Moral Facts

John Wilson, First Things, “Books of 2014: From Beetles to Desert Fathers

Robert H. Bork, The Imaginative Conservative, “The Role of Natural Law in the Constitution

David Gibson, American Magazine,Cardinal Timothy Dolan: Islamic State Is Muslim Like Irish Republic Army Was Catholic”

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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