Category: Summer/Autumn 2010

Lessons in Learning

Certain individuals have a remarkable and unforeseen impact on our lives and stay with us, as teachers and guides, in our thinking and in our writing. By Kathryn Dodgson

The Philosopher Who Would Not Be King

The philosophy and life of the “disarmingly vulnerable” Richard Rorty reveals a man who wanted to be of use in the world. By Michael D. Jackson

Reading St. Therese

Appreciating St. Therese’s “little way” of striving for holiness. By Stephanie Paulsell

Companion Theodicy

Sometimes it is better to be actively silent in situations of profound suffering. By Mark S. M. Scott

Missing Scenes

Representations of instruction are absent from the work of contemporary Christian ethicists, leading to destructive consequences for Christian communities. By Mark D. Jordan

The Dialogue of Socialism

Nineteenth-century Protestant utopian communities and radical political organizations provided a venue for early interfaith dialogue. By Dan McKanan

Immaterial Witness

A painter discovers that spirituality can be found in what is sensed rather than in what is seen. By Madeleine Avirov