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Ecstatic Bernini, Abashed Modernity

Sarah Kissel, religious studies, English, and political science

Rome, Italy

Since taking a course on gender and sexuality during the Reformation, I have been taken with both the testimony of St. 1,158 more words

Christianity

Poetics of Labor: Simone Weil. St. Teresa, and Mysticism

Hannah Murray, religious studies and English

Written for Work and Religion

Instructor: Sonia Velazquez

The modern 20th century French philosopher-laborer, Simone Weil, and the early modern Carmelite nun, St. 3,653 more words

Articles

St. Benedict Knew How to Beat the Blues

A while back, for whatever reason, I was most uncharacteristically doing battle with the devilish little megrim that is acedia.

Actually, “doing battle” sounds romantic and pro-active. 1,048 more words

Spirituality

St Teresa & A Woman's Longing to Preach

Saint Teresa of Avila was a 16th-century mystic and Carmelite nun who traveled around teaching and writing mystical treatises on the interior life of maturing Christian spirituality and contemplative practices. 506 more words

Christianity/Theology

Cell Meeting #13: Christ is risen...now what?

Today’s meeting (Mar. 31) was the second-last meeting of the UTCCC year and, seeing as it was the Thursday of Easter Week on that day, we focused on Easter Week and the Easter Season. 1,925 more words

2015-16 Session

CHRIST HAS NO BODY BUT YOURS-SEE THROUGH THE EYES OF JESUS

Easter Season begins on Easter Day and lasts 50 days, ending on Pentecost. Thus in 2016,  it ends on 15 May 2016, so as we work through to Pentecost, try to see people through the eyes of Jesus, perhaps you could be their arms and legs, you could show them a heartfelt kindness, or hug, a kind and uplifting word or show forgiveness to someone even if they don’t deserve it.                                                 20 more words

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