SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Magazine
December 30, 2020
William Newton
Not only does human society come from God, but so also does its purpose and the authority needed for it to attain its purpose.
December 30, 2020
Simon Caldwell
“He had a way of exuding holiness but without being sanctimonious. It was just better in his company." - Fran Godfrey to Simon Caldwell, on Mgr Freddy Miles
December 30, 2020
Quentin Falk
“Graham Greene continues to speak to an unquiet world,” Prof Greene declares, adding, more importantly, that he is “one of the very few modern writers in English who can be valued for a whole body of work”.
December 30, 2020
Daisy Dunn
Purists may blanch at the invented dialogue and contemporary flourishes with which Fry embellishes his narrative. But to do so is to neglect the fact that the myths have been evolving and mutating since long before they were written down.
December 29, 2020
Melanie McDonagh
Underlying the medieval images of courtly love featuring unicorns we find Christ and his mother.
December 29, 2020
Marc Barnes
Both the myths and the Scriptures understand that sexual differentiation has its most profound meaning in the separation of man from God, but in the myths this separation represents a loss of divinity; it is only in the Scriptures that the male-female distinction is part of the glory of man.
December 28, 2020
Matthew Schmitz
A soft, therapeutic technocracy can promise more and deliver less than a hard technocratic regime devoted to, say, cold fusion or the abolition of age.
December 28, 2020
John Pontifex
Aid to the Church in Need has been following closely the case of Maira Shahbaz, a 14-year-old Catholic girl from Madina Town, near Faisalabad.
December 27, 2020
Simon Caldwell
"[O]ne of the things I enjoy most in what I do is learning and analysing older traditions and expressing them again." - Daniel Mitsui, artist
December 27, 2020
Fr Raymond de Souza
Lord Sacks was able to get a hearing from those who otherwise consider themselves closed to biblical wisdom.
December 26, 2020
Andrea Valentino
Andrea Valentino is not a Catholic, but ...
December 26, 2020
Greg Watts
Stella Maris provides 220 port chaplains and hundreds of volunteer ship visitors in 54 countries.