Theology & Spirituality

Weekly Reads (January 31)

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, “Body and Soul

Round Table, “Women in the Church

Kenneth O’Shaughnessy, “Paschal Moment

Jeff Reid, “Book Review: Covenant Children Today: Physical or Spiritual?

Chris Smith, “Orthodox Church and Ecology

Johanna Byrkett, “Thirty

Micah Tillman, “Why the Problem of Evil is Incoherent

From Our Authors

Jacob Prahlow, Pursuing Veritas,Thoughts on Doubting Faith

Around the Internet

Peter J. Leithart, First Things, “Life By Faith

Thomas P. Rausch, America Magazine, “Theology’s New Turn

Matthew Westerholm, Desiring God, “Your Prayer Life Is Better Than You Think

Paul Elie, New Yorker, “Looking for Saint Francis

Matt Mazewski, Ethika Politika, “Would a ‘Catholic Party’ Be Bad for the Church?

Joseph Pearce, Imaginative Conservative, “Morality in the Marketplace: A Catechism for Business”

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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