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I read this quote, and I immediately noticed: One of these things is not like the others. Just imagine if it said In this Year of Mercy, let us try to have a more compassionate love for the poor, the … Continue reading
The Just City by Jo Walton My rating: 3 of 5 stars Closer to 4 stars than three. A very difficult book to classify. One might say “The Just City” bears the same relationship to classical Greek philosophy that science … Continue reading
(Cross-posted from BLT) I remember how hard it was to learn to call myself a woman. Growing up, through high school, my female classmates and I were called “girls,” of course. (Or very rarely, “young ladies,” though mostly when we … Continue reading
I was very intrigued to learn, some years ago, that during medieval times, the convent was almost certainly the best available option for women who were intellectually gifted or ambitious. Women in religious life were often educated beyond the ordinary … Continue reading
Pope Francis told the international group of theologians that advises him and the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith to respect a diversity of theological views and to listen to the “signs of the times” in their work. … Continue reading
Pope Francis had some nice things to say in his address to the Vatican Observatory Summer School on Galaxies. Here’s an excerpt, but it’s worth reading the whole brief address: Here too we see a further reason for the Church’s … Continue reading
Edith Stein: Scholar, Feminist, Saint by Freda Mary Oben My rating: 4 of 5 stars Picked up this short little book at the interfaith library booksale today – it caught my eye because I recently learned about St Edith’s work … Continue reading
(*and three Catholic women) Given my interest in dialogue with atheists, I was excited to find out about a new blog, Strange Notions, via a story in Vox Nova today. Discussion that engages the theist-atheist boundary is all too often … Continue reading
A jumble of things that have been going on this week: – On Monday, Pope Francis sent a Passover telegram to the Chief Rabbi of Rome: A few days on from our meeting, and with renewed gratitude for your having … Continue reading