TCC Playlist: Hard to Be by David Bazan

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David Bazan

David Bazan, formerly of Pedro the Lion, no longer believes in God, but he still sings about him. Despite moving away from his fundamentalist Evangelical upbringing, Bazan wrestles with the idea of God and sin and why it’s hard to be “a decent human being.” Just FYI, Catholics don’t read the Bible like a science book. Listen after the jump:

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TCC Reads: Waiting for God by Simone Weil

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Simone Weil

Simone Weil was a philosopher, spiritual seeker, and advocate of the poor and oppressed. A believer, she nevertheless felt called to remain outside the Church. Read more about her life from Robert Ellsberg here: Simone Weil, A Gift Person. More after the jump:

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Doubt, Spiritual Listlessness, and Why Despite it All, I Am Still a Catholic

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Millennials, we are told, are spiritual but not religious. In this essay Ben LaBadie a grad student at Boston College, writes for TCC about his own struggles with doubt and spiritual listlessness, and describes why, despite it all, he keeps coming to Mass. Read it after the jump:

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