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Flannery O'Connor | Race and religion | Jesuits | higher education | Catholicism

A Summer Correspondence

The decision to rename a dormitory reveals the fragility of historical nuance

September 21, 2020

Catholic Church | Catholicism | Catholics | gay rights | Jesuits | LGBT rights | Roman Catholicism

The Necessity of Bridge-Building

David Levithan, author of Boy Meets Boy (2003) and Two Boys Kissing (2013), will be awarded with the 2017 Chicago Tribune Young Adult Literary Prize at next weekend’s Printer’s Row Lit Fest in Chicago. Many of the bestselling author’s books feature g...

June 5, 2017

slavery | sin | guilt | evil | Jesuits | penance | teaching moment | Max Scheler

Georgetown

In a comment to one of the many blog posts about a controversy concerning Georgetown University’s past with slavery, we read: “I did not enslave anyone. I did not profit from slavery.” Such an abrupt dismissal of the moral issues is alienating, but t...

June 6, 2016