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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 Movies.” You can read the introduction to the series...

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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 of Genesis, the Exodus story of liberation, the stories of...

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Is Santa dangerous?

Posted by on Dec 4, 2015 in Current Events | 0 comments

Is Santa dangerous? To some degree, yes. But this post is not about why your family should not participate in the cultural tradition of...

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What did Pope Francis say about condoms on World AIDS Day?

Posted by on Dec 3, 2015 in Current Events | 1 comment

December 1st was World AIDS Day. Here’s are some of my previous posts: from 2014 and from 2012. But this year, in addition to...

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The Postcolonial Pope

Posted by on Sep 24, 2015 in Pope Francis | 0 comments

A few years ago I wrote a piece here on the blog about why we need a postcolonial hagiography. I explained then that Catholic social...

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