Theology & Spirituality

Weekly Reads (January 24)

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

John Ehrett, “Movie Review: American Sniper

Chris Casberg, “The Future of Christianity in America, Part II

George Aldhizer, “The Religious Atheists: Community, Ritual, and Dogma in a Secular Age

Ben Cabe, “The Perpetual Virginity of Mary: Why I Changed My Mind

Ryan Shinkel, “A Defense of Nagel, Part III”

Benjamin Winter, “Pseudo-Dionysius on Hierarchy (Seminal Christian Theologians)

From Our Authors

Ryan Shinkel, The Imaginative Conservative, “Multiculturalism and the Corruption of the University

Jacob Prahlow, Pursuing Veritas, “Early Christian Authority: Gnostic and Anti-Gnostic

Chris Casberg, C.T. Casberg, “‘American Sniper,’ Truthiness, and Repentance

Around the Internet

Peter M.J. Stravinskas, First Things, “The Future of Catholic Schools and the Future of America

Tim Busch, Wall Street Journal, Teaching Capitalism to Catholics

Serrin M. Foster, America Magazine, “The Feminist Case Against Abortion

Bradley J. Birzer, The Imaginative Conservative, “The Ten Points of Tolkien’s Politics” 

Richard John Neuhaus, First Things, “We Shall Not Weary, We Shall Not Rest”

Travis LaCouter, Humane Pursuits, “Casualties of Our Culture Wars

Sam Rocha, Ethika Politika, “The Schooling Consensus

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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