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The Gnostic Ideologies of the Modern Age

Many people in the West have accepted one of two modern narrative visions of the world: the techno-nationalist vision and the equity-justice vision. What are they?

Dr. Jonathan J. Reyes
Dec 6, 2022
A statue of Jesus in Montreal

Making the Gospel ‘Real’ in a Gnostic World

There is a particular urgency for evangelization today. Catholic universities are uniquely positioned to play a powerful role in evangelization.

Dr. Jonathan J. Reyes
Nov 9, 2022
Contrasting doors

The Enemy Next Door

The modern mind has turned back to an ancient pagan distinction between two kinds of enemies, and in our confusion, we have begun to ask “Who is my enemy?” rather than “Who is my neighbor?”

Dr. Jordan Almanzar
Nov 1, 2022
A forest path at daybreak

The Love of Learning and the Desire for God: A Path to Joy

What is truth, and how does it relate to God? Even more precisely, why do we call God Truth itself?

Dr. David Tamisiea
Sep 29, 2022
Fiber optics cables

A Letter Concerning Catholic Physicists

What difference does it make if a professor of physics is a Catholic?

Prime Matters
Jun 9, 2022
Chesterton's Common Sense hero image

Chesterton's Common Sense with Dale Ahlquist

How do common sense, imagination, and education go together? Dale Ahlquist, president of the Society of Gilbert Keith Chesterton, explores Chesterton's unique and insightful mind.

Dale Ahlquist
Dr. David Echelbarger
Apr 28, 2022
A tree, a lake, and a stary horizon

Explorations of a Catholic Mind

Fr. Robert Spitzer offers a Catholic perspective on culture, science, and apologetics and provides insights on what it takes to ensure that a Catholic university stays true to its religious mission.

Rev. Robert J. Spitzer
Msgr. James P. Shea
Feb 3, 2022
Kandersteg Mountain Chapel, Switzerland

Benedictine Life and the Search for God

The Benedictine ethos – founded on service and discipline, a readiness to listen, and a firm focus on the dignity of the human person – remains with us today, guiding us in the search for God.

Sr. Thomas Welder, OSB
Nov 4, 2021
Quill and Ink

The Perils of the PhD

As many doctoral programs fail to explore questions outside of the narrow confines of their field and do little to encourage a sense of wonder, new PhDs are in danger of missing the deeper purpose of education.

Dr. Matthew C. Briel
Oct 28, 2021
The Statue of Liberty looks ahead

Educating Tomorrow's Leaders

Higher education plays a crucial role in our society's accomplishments and dysfunctions alike. Through civic education and the liberal arts, students are formed to live full lives as engaged citizens.

Dr. Paul Carrese
Dr. Rod Jonas
Oct 19, 2021