Tag: Catholic

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    Some have called Flannery O’Connor our only great Christian writer, a Catholic from the Deep South who said her subject was “the action of grace in territory held largely by the devil.” More

    November 20, 2009 | Comments

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    Forty-five years after her death, how do Flannery O’Connor’s views about the South, race, violence, Catholicism, and Christian realism hold up? More

    November 20, 2009 | Comments

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    Brad Gooch is the author of Flannery O’Connor’s biography FLANNERY: A LIFE OF FLANNER O’CONNOR. In describing his experience of writing the book, he says, “…I didn’t have that biographer’s being in love with your subject and then being let down or disillusioned, and indeed it worked a bit in reverse…” More

    November 20, 2009 | Comments

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    Ralph Wood is a professor of theology and literature at Baylor University and author of FLANNERY O’CONNOR AND THE CHRIST-HAUNTED SOUTH. He recalls the first time he read A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND: “…I said to myself, if I can spend the rest of my life trying to fathom a writer like Flannery O’Connor and other writers like her, I’d have my calling…” More

    November 20, 2009 | Comments

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    Father Thomas Joseph White’s decision to become a priest in the Dominican order was influenced in part by the writings of Flannery O’Connor. “Reading Flannery O’Connor for the first time did change my life a little bit. I mean it was the first time I had read a Christian thinker, or a Christian writer who I thought was impressive intellectually and challenging,” he says. More

    November 20, 2009 | Comments

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    She started a support group for women with emotional problems and histories of sexual abuse, and she wants to earn degrees in social work and theological studies to help others like them. More

    October 23, 2009 | Comments

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    Read more of Bob Abernethy’s interview in Cambridge, Massachusetts with theologian and Harvard professor Harvey Cox. More

    September 25, 2009 | Comments

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    A community of entrepreneurial Cistercian monks in rural Wisconsin balance a life of prayer and work, charity and contemplation. They also run a multi-million-dollar ink-and-toner business.

    September 11, 2009 | Comments

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    "What binds us together and what binds God to us is food," says Father Leo Patalinghug, a Roman Catholic priest who has his own cooking show.

    September 4, 2009 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton's interview with Father Leo and watch him talk about his television cook-off with celebrity chef and restaurateur Bobby Flay.

    September 4, 2009 | Comments

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