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This is What a Catholic Theologian Looks Like

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Jennifer Martin

This is what a Roman Catholic theologian looks like. My dear friend, Jenny Martin, professor of theology at Notre Dame, and mother of three, has a new book out: Hans Urs Von Balthasar and the Critical Appropriation of Russian Religious Thought. Learn more about Hans Urs Von Balthasar, the famous Swiss, 20th century theologian after the jump. For a popular take on Russian cultural and religious thought read David Brooks in The New York TimesThe Russia I Miss

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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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TCC Reads: The Strangest Way by Bishop Elect Robert Barron

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Robert Barron

Pope Francis appointed Fr. Robert Barron to be the auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles. Barron’s films, articles, and YouTube videos have made him a leading figure in the New Evangelization. Anna Keating recommends his bookThe Strangest Way: Walking The Christian Path after the jump:

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