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First Sunday of Lent: Scary Fasting and A Christian’s Thanksgiving

Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 in Current Events | 0 comments

Fasting might be the most familiar of the Lenten practices, and one of the most durable practices down through the centuries. While today we are apt to fast (abstain, really) from chocolate or from Facebook, and...

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The Martian and a Courageous World

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Current Events | 0 comments

This post is part of the series “Virtue Ethics at the Movies.” You can read the introduction to the series here. When I first heard about The Martian, it was pitched as “like the movie Cast Away, with Tom Hanks,...

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Poison Water: Catholic Social Teaching & Flint, Michigan

Posted by on Feb 6, 2016 in Current Events | 0 comments

Over at Millennial Journal, I have written a 2 part blog addressing the water...

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Mad Max: Fury Road – More Than Just an Action Film

Posted by on Feb 2, 2016 in Current Events, Popular Culture | 0 comments

This post is the first film review in the series “Virtue Ethics at the...

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Virtue Ethics at the Movies: Introducing a New Series

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in Current Events, Popular Culture | 0 comments

The Christian moral tradition is full of stories. Consider the creation myths...

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Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time – The Nature and Ethics of a Prophet

Posted by on Jan 28, 2016 in Lectionary | 0 comments

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time – The Nature and Ethics of a Prophet JER...

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Words and the Word- 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by on Jan 23, 2016 in Lectionary | 0 comments

Nehemiah 8:2-4, 5-6, 8-10 Psalm 19 I Corinthians 12:12-30 Luke 1:1-4; 4:14-21...

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Should a Catholic Hospital be Obliged to do a Tubal Ligation?

Posted by on Jan 19, 2016 in Current Events | 0 comments

No. And I make a brief argument in my piece in the LA Times yesterday in the...

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