Totus Christus and Augustine’s Hermeneutical Center

4 minutes The following was a college essay written by Joseph Tuttle. 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 Joseph Tuttle, Benedictine College When St. Augustine was made […]

The Eucharist and John 6: A Former Protestant’s Perspective

11 minutes By Jack Morgan, Auburn University One of the dividing issues between Protestants and Catholics consists in what we believe takes place during the celebration of the Lord’s Supper. Catholics — and all other ancient Christian sects for that matter — have always upheld belief in the “Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist.” That is, […]

Restored: Jesus Brings Us New Life

4 minutes By Ellie Bixenman, Catholic University of America, En Español Here When we see the face of Jesus Christ in a painting, what is the first thought that comes to mind? Most of the time, Jesus seems so far from us because he is so powerful, reigning with God-like qualities. However, do we ever think about […]

Authorship and Interpretation of the Scriptures

3 minutes The following was a college essay written by Mary Grace Raddell. It has been edited and approved by Aidan McIntosh. 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 Grace Raddell, Catholic University of America The […]

Testimony: Why I am Catholic

4 minutes By Ben Daly Labelle, University of Rhode Island Why am I Catholic? The easy answer would be that I was raised that way and that it is easy to make Catholicism a cultural identity. But it goes deeper than that. At some point in every Catholic’s life, they have to decide whether to make this […]

Arguments for Just War

5 minutes By Simon Falk, Catholic University of America I recently watched a debate about just war between two Catholics and two Conservative Anabaptists.[1] There were some very interesting arguments on both sides, and I thought there was a lot to be learned from watching it. It is my goal in this article to try and summarize the […]

Heresy as Ignorance of Christ

4 minutes By Lizzie Self             In Book Three of Against Heresies, Saint Irenaeus responds to a request that he refute the doctrines of various heretics, and he proposes that this is a singular task. At the heart of the grievances between the Church and the heretics of his day was the debate over human knowledge: is […]