John F. Kavanaugh, S.J.—teacher, scholar, journalist and priest—died one year ago this month. For years his essays in America shed light on films, Scripture and the ethical and political debates of the day. I first learned philosophy from John at St. Louis University and followed him to
In The City of God St Augustine describes how the destruction of Carthage led to Rome rsquo s demise The cloud placed over Rome by its fierce rival kept its morality in check When Rome destroyed Carthage ldquo a crowd of disastrous evils forthwith resulted from the prosperous condition of thin
Joseph Gordon Levitt's 'Don Jon' is an Augustinian journey through cinematic excess.
Eleven years is a long time to devote to answering a question. But that is how long I have been thinking about this one: “Are we winning?” In 2002 I returned from my first tour in Afghanistan. The United States was still reeling from the savage blow of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11,