On Doctrine: Seven Theses

By George Sumner “Doctrine,” which means “teaching,” has both more general and more technical senses. The former (general) refers to what a group believes at a particular time. The latter (technical) carr... Read More...

Theologies of Discernment: Call or Charism?

We might faithfully do a great many things in our lives, including changing occupations. Because our lives are not monolithic, neither should our discernment be. The idea that God issues a single vocation to each of us does not seem consonant with the experience of most Christians

The Question of Calling

As twenty-somethings finish their studies and look toward the future, the question of vocation is urgent and, it seems, particularly difficult to answer amid other pressures and responsibilities.

Ignatius of Loyola, a saint for Anglicans?

Anglicans may be tempted to ignore the complexity of St. Ignatius’s thought and life, in favor of seeing him as a pioneer of open-ended spirituality and the solitary quest for God.