Our Political Mirror: Questioning Ourselves Amid a National Crisis

The crisis of our politics has burst upon us in the two-week crescendo of discord in the nomination…

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The Search for the Jesus of History – Where We’ve Been, and Where We’re Going

Did Jesus of Nazareth exist?  Christians say in their creed that He was born of the Virgin Mary,…

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Can Mindfulness Make You A Better Christian? (Part Four of a Four-Part Series)

In my first, second, and third posts, I claimed that the mindfulness-based behavioral therapy…

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Can Mindfulness Make You Happier? (Part Three of a Four-Part Series)

In my first and second post, I claimed that the mindfulness-based behavioral therapy Acceptance and…

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Can Mindfulness Make You More Virtuous? (Part Two of a Four-Part Series)

In my first post, I suggested that Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) provides a…

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Can Mindfulness Make You a Better Lover? (Part One of a Four-Part Series)

Whenever I ask undergraduate theology students to define love, I am pleased whenever someone…

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Applying a Lonergan Framework to the Problem of Mass Gun Violence

We are all broken hearted – again – by the massacre at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in…

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How a Person’s Values Affect a Community

In a course on World Catholicism at the University of Dayton neatly titled, "Religion and…

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