Weekly Reads

Weekly Reads (February 14)

Happy feast day of Saint Valentine, dear 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, “A Lenten Reading List

Kenneth O’Shaughnessy, “If Marriage Was Outlawed Today

John Ehrett, “Movie Review: Jupiter Ascending

Jeff Reid, “Hasting Days

Chris Smith, “A Little Less Friedman, A Little More Hayek”

Johanna (Jody) Byrkett, “Splendor in Every Crack and Crevice”

From Our Authors

Jody Byrkett, Humane Pursuits, “Why: A Theodicy”

Jacob Prahlow, Pursuing Veritas, “Reflections on Vatican II

Ryan Shinkel, Values & Capitalism, “Christian Europe, the Inventor of Liberty: Part I

Ben Cabe, Ben Cabe Blog, “Fifty Shades of Grey: Read This Before You Don’t Watch It”

Amanda Barber, Amanda Barber,Fifty Shades of Smut: It’s Not a Grey Area

Across the Internet

George Weigel, First Things, “Lent Day by Day

Andrew M. Haines, Ethika Politika, “Can God and Penguins Co-Exist?”

Fr. James Schall, The Imaginative Conservative, The Enduring Nature of Scholasticism”

Chase Padusniak, Ethika Politika, “Artificial Intelligence: Virtue in the Age of the Computer

Russell E. Saltzman, First Things, “Catholics Don’t Sing Like Lutherans

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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