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Encountering God at Summer Music Festivals

Posted by on May 25, 2016 in Current Events, Popular Culture | 0 comments

In my first year of teaching at USD, one of my students came in 50 minutes late to a 55 minute class, with wet hair and sandy flip-flops....

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Kimmy and the Pope

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Current Events | 0 comments

In a section of Amoris Laetitia, the post-synodal apostolic exhortation from Pope Francis, the pope refers to the film Babette’s...

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“Wonderfully Complicated”: Amoris Laetitia as an Invitation to a Grown-Up Faith

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in Current Events, Marriage and Family, Pope Francis | 0 comments

Faithful + Honest + Realistic + Creative In this post-synodal apostolic exhortation, Pope Francis restates official teachings on marriage...

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Saints to Invoke When You are Tired of Trump

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in Current Events | 0 comments

I’m tired of Trump. There, I said it. I find that the more I pay attention to Trump, the more angry and cynical I become. When I...

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Ambiguity and Discernment on the Big Screen: A Theologian’s Look at Brooklyn

Posted by on Feb 22, 2016 in Current Events, Marriage and Family, Popular Culture | 0 comments

This post is part of the series Virtue Ethics at the Movies. You can read the first series post here, the post on Mad Max: Fury Road here,...

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