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Blogiversary: Five Years Old

Little kids get excited when they turn five because that uses all the fingers on their hand. I’m pretty excited, too! My top ten posts this year: #1: Topics in Early Church History? – a perennial favorite among students looking … Continue reading

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Ordinary Resistance

Sometimes the weight of the urgently important things in the world feels crushing. Terrorism, bombings, racism, war, refugees, xenophobia, hateful rhetoric, closed borders, trials, protests, police brutality, the list goes on and on. And I’m not writing about any of … Continue reading

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Blogiversary: Four Whole Years?!

I started blogging four years ago today this past Friday, 4 September. Given what the past year has been like, it’s annoyingly appropriate that my blogiversary post is late. :b This last year has been a particularly slow one; I’ve … Continue reading

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Blogiversary: Baby Is Three!

It’s been quite the year for my little blog! This year, for the first time, an actual post ranked higher than my home/archives page count: thanks to a few people who shared it on Facebook, my post on A Mimetic … Continue reading

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I am a Master of Theology!

On May 15, 2014, after eight years of part-time study, I received my MA in Theology, with a concentration in systematics. Our graduation was held in the beautiful central chapel of St. Mary’s Seminary and University, into which we (and … Continue reading

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Thesis Progress Report: Final draft!

I just submitted my complete final draft to my advisor and second reader for their final review. The title is: The Church as the Locus of Desire for God: Towards a Mimetic Ecclesiology It is 120 pages long, including front … Continue reading

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Are you Catholic? Did you Know…? : a new blog project

I’ve started a new blog project: it’s less academic than this one, and is devoted to the little things that every Catholic should know, but often don’t. Every week or so I’ll put up a brief post about one of … Continue reading

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Second Blogiversary!

It’s been another year! Gaudete Theology is two years old today. N. T. Wright’s “Big Book on Paul” was once again by far the most popular post on the blog this year, with nearly four times as many page views as … Continue reading

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I have ventured into the twitterverse. Follow me on Twitter! —–> I will be chitchatting about what I’m reading, posting the occasional quote, and retweeting items of interest or amusement.

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Good heavens, I’ve been doing this for a year now! It doesn’t seem like a year: didn’t I just start doing this recently? (Well, no, says the list of months in the archive section at the bottom of the page.) … Continue reading

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