Reflections on St. Athanasius’s Letter on Interpreting the Psalms

4 minutes The following was a college essay written by Joseph Tuttle. It has been edited and approved by Rachel Hamilton. 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 The Letter of St. Athanasius […]

Use of Emotions at Mass

9 minutes By Zach Watters, Yale University The opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Clarifying Catholicism, nor of everyone affiliated with Clarifying Catholicism. We welcome respectful responses in the comments below. Catholics are generally not known for their effusiveness in worship. In fact, many Catholics downright distrust more demonstrative and affective […]

The Law Christ Really Set us Free From

3 minutes By Grady Stuckman Throughout the New Testament, Jesus seems to contradict himself in regards to what he thinks of laws governing religious observance. The Sermon on the Mount famously declares, “think not that I have come to abolish the law and the prophets, I have come not to abolish them but to fulfill them” (Mt […]

Merry Christmas, No Flavor Added

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< 1 minute By Jeanne Hathway   In the simple spirit of the first Christmas, I have one thought to offer: “The ox and the donkey understood more of the first Christmas than the high priests in Jerusalem. And it is the same today.” (Thomas Merton, American mystic) I’m no high priest, but I am much further removed from […]