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American Catholic Intellectualism

Gustave Weigel

American Catholic Intellectualism

A Theologian"s reflections.

by Gustave Weigel

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19362621M

Charles Borromeo. But he tells me about a Trump rally that took place in nearby Manchester as Trump romped through the early Republican primary campaigns. The dawn sky was cloudy and pale blue. But he knows that the sources of reform and correction are deeper than the policy adjustments to which he voluntarily confines his argument.

The liturgical crisis has also stimulated an array of new hymns from the composers of the St. Is your church working to encourage a "life of the mind" as a healthy part of being a Christian? It is in decay. My host, Dominic Cassella, 23, leads the way beneath oaks and maples with orange and yellow leaves turned brown on the ground. The publication topics become more and more irrelevant and partisan. We must change.

I almost missed finding it, because I had to turn onto a dirt road with American Catholic Intellectualism book signage to drive up to the campus, which consists entirely of a few stately, colonial-style houses repurposed as offices, a parlor, classrooms, a dining hall, and dormitories. When it comes to thinking about the nature or existence of God, the purpose of life, or the morality of war, homosexuality, or abortion, we are guided more by our feelings than reason. I'm reminded of Mark Noll's excellent Scandal of the Evangelical Mind, which presented similar arguments about the evangelical community over a decade ago. Park briefly considered joining one of those non-denominational churches and leaving the Catholic Church.


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That year, returning home from his first year of college, Park attended Mass following a mass shooting at Wedgwood Baptist Church in Fort Worth in which seven people were killed during a prayer rally.

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He mentions a required Rome program led by Maronite monks while offering me an espresso or an aromatic lemon ginger tea. He is the son of a Catholic convert father and devout mother, had his own conversion experience at age 18, and was shaped irrevocably by evangelicalism.

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