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The Moral Universe of Timothy Keller

In a conversation with EPPC Senior Fellow Peter Wehner, Dr. Tim Keller discusses his own journey to faith, the theology of suffering, the role of faith in politics today, and more.

The Cross Over the Manger

Advent is a season of hope because we believe that the One who makes things whole is on His way.

Why I Am Still Grateful

Gratitude is hardly restricted to people of faith, just as people of faith are not exempt from ingratitude. But for many of us of the Christian faith, there are certain events that are sources of continuing thankfulness.

March Madness at the College of the Holy Cross

A theology professor slated to become a department chairman has some arguably blasphemous theories about — the Holy Cross.

Awkward? Or Wise?

The Church can and must do a better job of explaining that, behind every “no” the Church says to this, that, or the other human failing or foible, there is a resounding “yes”: a “yes” to beatitude, a “yes” to human flourishing, a “yes” to noble living, a “yes” to a particular virtue.

Way Beyond the New Atheist Nonsense

In renewing the covenant between faith and reason, the Society of Catholic Scientists serves the good of both—and of our culture.

If We Are Not Just Animals, What Are We?

There is something in the human condition that suggests the need for special treatment.

Theology isn’t Math; but it is Theology

There are many ways of doing theology, and not all of them are strictly syllogistic. But if theology decays into illogical forms of Newspeak, it is false to itself.

Christmas and the Divine Proximity

Loneliness is the modern predicament and it’s getting worse. Christmas is a reminder that God is with us in the midst of our lives, not outside them.

Now, the Kasper Theory of Democracy?

A distinguished theologian-bishop’s recent comments about Ireland’s “same-sex marriage” vote suggest that he has seriously misunderstood the nature of democracy and the Church’s teaching about just political communities.