Asking Questions and Giving Feedback

If, hypothetically, the topic of this project were to be presented in the time it takes to ride an elevator, it would be the changes and continuities in the relationship between the theory of evolution and the Catholic Church over time. However, after further discussion, this topic seems a little broad, almost too broad to... Continue Reading →

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The Big Project

Religion never played a significant part in my development as a child. While I may never know why I wasn't exposed to and raised with religion, I can say with certainty that I found comfort in the field of science to answer the questions that perpetuated themselves within my childish mind. I was never capable... Continue Reading →

Covering Catholic Candidates

The source that I have selected for this week's discussion regarding the presidential campaigns of Al Smith, JFK, RFK, and Eugene McCarthy, is centered around JFK's address that he gave to the Greater Houston Ministerial Association in 1960. I selected an article that discusses this speech (I have also attached the speech itself for reference)... Continue Reading →

Running for Office

"In other words, it’s the contrast between a white-collar and a blue-collar Catholicism. The oscillation between those two poles has sort of been the story of the “Catholic vote” in America, and right now the pendulum seems to be swinging again in the blue-collar direction." John L. Allen Jr. This past week, on November 6th,... Continue Reading →

Radical Catholics & Catholic Radicalism

"You look at 1968 and it was truly the year that shook the world. The world was really completely upside down." Emilio Estevez 2018 marks 50 years since the world was forever changed by the events of 1968. Between the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Bobby Kennedy, anti-Vietnam protests erupting across the nation,... Continue Reading →

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