The Scrupulous Augustine

7 minutes By Elizabeth Zahorick, University of Notre Dame When Our Lord appears to His disciples after the Resurrection, He greets them on three separate occasions with the same greeting: “Peace be with you” (Jn 20:19). Christ knew that their hearts were deeply troubled after the events of His Passion and wanted to show them that only […]

What Has the Shire to Do with Rome?

4 minutes By John Tuttle, Benedictine College The Lord of the Rings serves as an exceptional benchmark of 20th-century literature. It has been acclaimed by both scholars and hippies and has been enjoyed by readers of the general public as well as by faithful Christians. In the years since its publication, it has proven its ageless enchantment […]

Why Did Christians Crusade?

6 minutes By John Harrison On March 13, 2017, the youtube channel Real Crusades History posted a video titled Top 5 Myths About the Crusades[1]. A link to this video can be found here: https://youtu.be/ubhIXY2WExk. The channel Real Crusades History strives to approach the crusades from an unbiased angle and this video does a great job highlighting […]

The Prophecy of Christ: Biblical Exegesis

11 minutes By Christopher Centrella The purpose of this paper is to give a commentary on Isaiah 11:1-9, first in a literal sense, and then in a spiritual sense. In order to do this, the previous few chapters in Isaiah will be briefly discussed, analyzing the historical and cultural backgrounds of the oracles, in order to determine […]