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Prepare to be Ambushed (In a Good Way)… Beyond Apathy: You Should Read This

Posted by on Sep 4, 2015 in From the Field, Women and Gender | 2 comments

(This is part of a periodic series here at CMT that we call “You Should Read This.” In each post a contributor recommends a book or...

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Ephesians 5 and Domestic Violence: Words of Eternal Life?

Posted by on Aug 23, 2015 in Current Events, Marriage and Family, The Parish, Women and Gender | 8 comments

“To whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life.” So says Simon Peter to Jesus in today’s gospel (Jn 6:60-69). As people of...

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On Naming God: Gendered God-Talk in Laudato Si’

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in Pope Francis | 2 comments

One cannot escape the dilemma of gendered language when trying to interpret the pope’s new encyclical. While it is certainly refreshing to...

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A Matter of Life and Death? Why I Support the Drag Show at the University of San Diego

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in Current Events | 7 comments

Taylor Alesana was only 16 years old when she committed suicide on April 2 in Fallbrook, California. Taylor’s friends mourned her death at...

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Piketty and the Popes: Taxes and the Common Good

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in Current Events, Economics | 0 comments

Tomorrow is April 15, otherwise known as tax day in the United States. And as I’ve been reading Thomas Piketty’s Capital in...

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