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 […]

Redefining Joy

4 minutes By Rachel Hamilton, Franciscan University, Available in Spanish Here “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” (John 1:5) Believe it or not, joy and happiness are not the same thing. As clever as it was, don’t allow the Pixar film to confuse you, folks. Joy isn’t some emotion that […]

Homosexuality: The Vocation of Chaste Importance and Acceptance

9 minutes By Jonathan Stodola, Saint Louis University The Catholic Church teaches that homosexual couples should not be sacramentally married. However, the tension between many homosexual couples and the Church is not necessarily their lack of marital recognition but rather comes from the lack of vocational options once marriage has been ruled out. Starting from the Triune […]

Bittersweet Unity: Marital Relationship Through Hand Imagery in Paradise Lost

13 minutes Written by Mary Biese (Notre Dame) | Edited by Mary Boneno The following was a college essay written by Mary Biese. It has been edited and approved by Mary Boneno. 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 […]

The Trinity: Water, Ice, and Gas

2 minutes The following was a college essay written by Joseph Giessuebel. It has been edited and approved by GraceAnne Sullivan. 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 Giessuebel, Catholic University of America In De Trinitate, Augustine […]

Personality, Healthy Mindedness and Religion

5 minutes By Maria Flores In his book, The Idea of the Holy, Rudolph Otto attempts to explain the nature of God. He holds that the human person is capable of comprehending the Divine only to a certain extent because of the rational nature that the two beings share. This rational component (as opposed to mere subjective […]