Theology & Spirituality

Weekly Reads (January 10)

As snow and winter chills keep us inside, 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

George Aldhizer, “The Problem of Predestination: Reformed and Catholic Theology In Dialogue”

Chris Casberg, “The Future of Christianity in America, Part I”

Father Gregory Owen, “Christ’s Baptism Enables Us to Live His Life”

Ben Cabe, “Christian Pornography Addiction: A Study in Personhood”

Benjamin Winter, “Dare We Hope for the Salvation of All?”

From Our Authors

Jacob Prahlow, Pursuing Veritas, “Predestination and Freewill: Scholarly Consensus” (Part of an on-going series on predestination and freewill)

Ben Cabe, Ben Cabe Blog, “The Morning Offering by Abbot Tryphon—Book Review”

Johann Byrkett, Ancient Words, “Time and Eternity Have Kissed”

Around the Internet

Steven Jonathan Rummelsburg, The Imaginative Conservative, “You Throw Like a Girl!

Artur Rosman, Ethika Politika, “Catholic Letters: Nihilism and Literary Criticism”

Nate Madden, Ethika Politika, “A Natural Law Narrative for the 21st Century” (a must-read for Hunger Games fans)

Matt Schmitz, First Things, “Suggesting That Charlie Hebdo Had It Coming”

Carl R. Trueman, First Things, “A Medieval Perspective on Modern Identity Politics”

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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