The Insights eNewsletter
In the Light of the Risen Christ
First appeared on 04/29/2014. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.
CatholicCulture.org is especially blessed this Easter to have received a $25,000 matching grant for use between now and Pentecost. This means that any new gift you make between now and June 8th will count twice. Please talk this up among your friends, too!
Spiritually, we are also basking in the glow of the canonizations of Pope St. John XXIII and Pope St. John Paul II. Interestingly, the media has sometimes tried to paint them as opposing forces in the Church. See Phil Lawler's comments in False contrasts between the two new saints.
Phil also took some of his Easter break to examine Robert Reilly's study of the prospects for dialogue between Muslims and Christians. See Is Catholic-Muslim dialogue possible? Yes, but...
Turning to our contemporary Western culture, Thomas Van updates us on the new edition of psychologist Paul Vitz's important book, Faith of the Fatherless: The Psychology of Atheism. But Thomas also demonstrates that in spite of secularization, the arts can still be imbued with Catholic sensibilities: Round Trip to the present moment: a Catholic jazz artist's latest offering.... [more content for subscribers]