Sadness and Beauty

2 minutes Written by Dmitri Garlic, Texas A&M University Plucked to eye level, Bright flower, reflecting God It wilts, task too great As the epigraph hints at, I think that experiencing beauty is innately tinged with sadness. In a previous essay, I argued that a thing is beautiful insofar as it is good, radiant, and attractive. I […]

“For the sparrow hath found herself a home…” A Commentary on Ruth

18 minutes The following was a college essay written by Katherine Stoeckl. It has been edited and approved by Ariel Hobbs. If you have a Theology essay that you would like published that received a grade of an A- or higher, please be sure to contact us. By Katherine Stoeckl, Texas A&M University The book of Ruth […]

Marian Imagery in Dante’s Paradiso

6 minutes The following was a college essay written by Mary Biese. It has been edited and approved by Christopher Centrella. If you have a Theology essay that you would like published that received a grade of an A- or higher, please be sure to contact us. By Mary Biese, Notre Dame The Blessed Virgin Mary becomes […]

The Human Person as Gift: Theology of the Body

9 minutes Written by Glennamarie Rivers (Mount St. Mary’s University) | Edited by Zach Maher The following was a college essay written by Glennamarie Rivers. It has been edited and approved by Zach Maher. If you have a Theology essay that you would like published that received a grade of an A- or higher, please be sure […]

The Constant Calling

5 minutes By Haley Buser, Mount St. Mary’s What does it mean to receive a call that is never ending? Why would someone want to pursue our hearts amid brokenness? What is holding us back from responding to this call? God is gently saying,  “My son…” “My daughter…”  “I am right in front of you, and yet […]

Beyond Sensational Pleasure

6 minutes By Christopher Centrella In this paper, I wish to investigate value relativism, and give a few arguments against it. In order to do this, I will first discuss the notion of value and some of its properties. Next, I will discuss that which gives us pleasure, known as the subjectively satisfying. Finally, I will provide […]