One Person in Two

Aidan Nichols gives a neat summary of the Triune unity of the church in his Figuring out the Church: Her Marks, and Her Masters . Following Heribert Muhlen, he particularly emphasizes the role of the . . . . Continue Reading »

Realism

“We need not fear that we have lost our world when we acknowledge the theory-impregnated nature of our understanding,” writes Mark Johnson ( The Body in the Mind: The Bodily Basis of . . . . Continue Reading »

New Creation

John W. Dixon makes an intriguing argument in a 1998 Anglican Theological Review essay on “Trinitarian anthropology.” He offers a fundamental anthropology rooted in physics and . . . . Continue Reading »

Game flow

What’s the appeal of first-person shooter games? I ask that question because I find no appeal in them. I’m a sitting duck, a target, canon fodder, the guy everyone sneaks up to get an . . . . Continue Reading »

Papal Economics

Maciej Zieba’s PAPAL ECONOMICS: The Catholic Church on Democratic Capitalism, from Rerum Novarum to Caritas in Veritate is a careful, informative study of Catholic social teaching as embodied . . . . Continue Reading »

Violence

I can agree with much of Jerome Creach ( Violence in Scripture: Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church ) says about the Bible and violence. Violence is an intrusion into a . . . . Continue Reading »