Weekly Reads

Weekly Reads (March 14)

Happy weekend, 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 Conversion of Vocation

Kenneth O’Shaughnessy, “Sweatin’ To the Oldies with Ephrem the Syrian

Jeff Reid, “Pursuing the Rainbow’s End

Chris Smith, “Are You Willing to Cross That Bridge? A Review of Selma” 

Charles Heyworth, “The Problem of Prophecy

Johann Byrkett, “Even in the Valley the Stars Still Shine

From Our Authors

Jacob Prahlow, Pursuing Veritas, “Early Christianity, Method, and the Body

Johanna Byrkett, Ancient Words, “Lent Week 3: Seeing Eyes

Ben Cabe,  Ben Cabe Blog, “Following Egeria by Fr. Lawrence Farley—Book Review

Across the Internet

Peter J. Leithart, First Things, “Practical Ecumenism

Christopher Caldwell, Wall Street Journal, “Calvin and Hobbes: America’s Most Profound Comic Strip

Thomas Storck, Ethika Politika, “What is the Christian Understanding of the Social Order?”

Carl R. Trueman, First Things, “History, Evangelicals, and Protestantism

Bradley J. Birzer, The Imaginative Conservative, “Tolkien’s Hope for the Modern World

Frank Powell, Relevant Magazine, “4 Divides the Church Needs to Cross

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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