Barry Casey taught religion, philosophy, ethics, and communications for 37 years at universities in Maryland and Washington, DC. He is now retired and writing in Burtonsville, Maryland. More of the author’s writing can be found on his blog, Dante’s Woods. Email him at [email protected]. His first book, Wandering, Not Lost: Essays on Faith, Doubt, and Mystery, is now available.
To ask a question is to admit a deficit. It takes a certain humility, a learned virtue that we are not born with.
The Church should always, whether it acknowledges it or not, be in a prophetic tension with the world.
What do we say when we talk and write about God? It’s a question that goes deeper and deeper, like those little Russian dolls, one inside the other, until you lift out the last one, the one so...
For many, religion is what they turn to when suffering overwhelms.