Thomas Merton's conversion to Catholicism is among the most celebrated of the last century. But to which kind of Catholicism did Merton convert?
Male mainline Protestants can celebrate what we learn from our female colleagues: that our own sense of ordained ministry is unthinkable without them.
Stanley Hauerwas's new book offers an exuberant retrospective on a life and career in which conversation, argument, reflection and proclamation have shaped and disciplined a remarkable body of work.
Perhaps the bishops view Elizabeth Johnson's work as dangerous precisely because she does not ridicule or reject tradition--she embraces it. She is loyal and critical at the same time.
In 1968, Joseph Ratzinger wrote a modestly sized treatise on the Apostles' Creed called Introduction to Christianity. Its impact was anything but modest.
Does Jeffrey Stout's church have a god? One might say his god is democracy. But surely democracy is an ethic rather than a theology.