Theology & Spirituality

Weekly Reads (January 17)

Hello, readers, and happy weekend! 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

Laura Norris, “Why the Reformation is About Much More Than Religion

Jacob Prahlow, “A (Free) College Education for Everyone?

John Ehrett, “Movie Review: The Interview”

Jeff Reid, “Everyday Warrior”

Chris Smith, “The Bible in the Eastern Orthodox Tradition”

Johanna Byrkett, “Endings are Beginnings”

From Our Authors

Ryan Shinkel, Ethika Politika, Nietzsche and the Vitality of a Post-Secular Europe

Jacob Prahlow, Pursuing Veritas, “The Importance of Narrative in the Axial Age

Around the Internet

Daniel P. Horan, America Magazine, “Merton (Still) Matters

Wesley Hill, First Things, “The New ‘New Orthodoxy'”

Dylan Pahman, Ethika Politika, “The Monk as Merchant: Economic Wisdom from a Desert Hermit

George Weigel, First Things, “Owning Our Baptism”

Dwight Longenecker, The Imaginative Conservative, “Myth and Magic in the Mundane: The Old Testament as Fantasy Literature

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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