Theology & Spirituality

Weekly Reads (January 3)

Happy 2015, 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

Laura Norris, “Lectio Divina and Christmas”

Amanda Barber, “What God Ordains is Always Good”

Jeff Reid, “Broken or Crushed”

Chris Smith, “New Books for My Daughters”

John Ehrett, “Movie Review: Imitation Game”

Johanna Byrkett, “Johann’s Unexpected Gifts”

From Our Authors

Jacob Prahlow, Pursuing Veritas, “Predestination and Freewill: Modern Scholars on Romans 7-9, Part I” and “Part II”

Ben Cabe, Ben Cabe Blog, “On Mary: In Response to a Protestant Sermon”

Johanna Byrkett, Ancient Words, “Looking Back”

Around the Internet

Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service, “Pope Francis’ Suggested New Year’s Resolutions”

Francis J. Beckwith, The Catholic Thing, “God Is Not a Scientific Hypothesis”

Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig, America Magazine, “Marketing Motherhood”

Jonathan Aigner, Ponder Anew, “Dear Traditional Worshippers”

Gerald McDermott, First Things, “The Only Creatures Who Disobey God”


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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