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?
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.
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?”
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?
A Letter Concerning Catholic Physicists
What difference does it make if a professor of physics is a Catholic?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.