6th November 2022
Dorothy Day and the body of Christ
The gospel-based witness to non-violence that Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement bore was initially countercultural in both contemporary American society and the Church, but their convictions were ultimately confirmed by the teaching office of the Church.
30th September 2022
What is a brother?
Sr Margaret Atkins encourages us to think about the scriptural, cultural and social resonances of the familiar but often under-explored language of brother- and sisterhood, and thus enrich our relationships and encounters.
16th March 2022
The renewal of theology as dialogue from within: part II
Inviting theologians to an ever more open and inclusive dialogue will, says Cardinal Michael Czerny SJ, bring about renewal by nurturing a theology that is guided by and at the service of the Holy Spirit.
14th March 2022
The renewal of theology as dialogue from within: part I
Cardinal Michael Czerny SJ rereads the magisterial guidance regarding theological research and formation for ministry: what is the pastoral and dialogical approach that theology is called to take?
24th February 2022
Thinking about atonement: understanding and explanation
What does it mean to say that Jesus died ‘for’ our sins? Dr Stuart Jesson wonders what kind of explanation we are really looking for when we try to grapple with atonement theories, and why.
22nd February 2022
Hope and the Nearness of God
Teresa White, in this book for Lent 2022, encourages us to cultivate hope in our troubled times.
25th January 2022
A Thomist’s guide to lying
Against a background of concern about standards of integrity and honesty in public life, Joe Egerton reflects on St Thomas Aquinas' discussion of the virtue of truthfulness and the vices opposed to it.
11th May 2021
Counsels of Imperfection: Thinking Through Catholic Social Teaching
Edward Hadas’s book sets out to explain Catholic Social Teaching not just to the sympathetic, but to the sceptical. It has a strong thematic and analytical approach, introducing the reader to the ‘big ideas’ of CST.
14th January 2021
Peacebuilding and Catholic Social Teaching
In this admirable, meticulous and creative book, Theodora Hawksley is concerned with reading Catholic Social Teaching so that it embraces a theology and spirituality which can better resource communities.
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