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Watching and Waiting

"Watch ye therefore: for ye know not when the master of the house cometh, at even, or at midnight, or at the cockcrowing, or...

When Love Comes Knocking

M. Night Shyamalan’s latest film, Knock at the Cabin, is an adaptation of Paul Tremblay’s novel The Cabin at the End of the World....

Who is ‘Left Behind’? An Advent Meditation

By Wesley Hill One of the Gospel readings appointed for the Advent season used to send chills up my spine when I heard it as...

Ripeness

By Joseph Mangina I suspect that among the reasons Advent is so beloved is that it gives us permission to suspend our toxic religious positivity and...

The End of the Liturgy

By Jonathan Mitchican  The modern Church has been consumed by fights over liturgy, many of which have been proxy battles for social or political issues....

Apocalypse and Memento Mori: Notes for a Blog Post About the End of the World

By Joseph Mangina When a colleague invited me to be part of an online panel on the theme of “Petroculture, War, and Democracy,” I must...

Invasion

By George Sumner Thirty years ago I wrote a dissertation on the Systematic Theology of Wolfhart Pannenberg. At the time a critic said that Pannenberg...

Remembering the Future

By John Bauerschmidt One of the great themes of Advent is the Lord’s coming in glory at the end of time: the “Second Coming.” In...

Streaming Catholicism: On “Midnight Mass”

Spoiler Warning: This essay discusses key plot points, including the ending, of Midnight Mass. By Daniel Martins One of the ongoing frustrations for people of faith...

Augustine, Bonaventure, & Climate-pocalypse

Is it just me, or are we currently living through a chapter of human history which is unprecedentedly spooky? Unrelenting forest fires in California...

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