FaithFaith and Reason
Shelby Kearns
The diminishing place of religion in higher education and for Christianity’s diminishing place in academia are a great loss to our educational institutions and intellectual life.
Arts & CultureBooks
Jon Nilson
Just as St. Augustine had aimed “to kindle the light of things eternal in human hearts no longer supported by temporal institutions which had seemed eternal but which were crashing on all sides,” so did John S. Dunne, C.S.C., in his many erudite books.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Mary Beth YountMichael M. Canaris
We cannot continue to punish the children of immigrants and create a caste of undereducated residents, write Mary Beth Yount and Michael M. Canaris. All college students should be eligible for federal loan and grant programs.
Arts & CultureBooks
Jenny Shank
John Gasaway examines the entire history of Catholic college basketball in the United States. We see just how many different teams, coaches and athletes have contributed to a reputation for basketball excellence, from the University of San Francisco to Georgetown, Gonzaga and Villanova.
Arts & CultureIdeas
Vincent Strand
A Jesuit university, Gonzaga, is the #1 seed in the N.C.A.A. men's basketball tournament. But three other Jesuit schools—Creighton, Loyola Chicago and Georgetown—are also poised for deep March Madness runs.
Arts & CultureBooks
Bill McGarvey
John Thompson Jr.'s autobiography reflects its author’s personality: challenging, unapologetic and unsparingly acute in its observations beyond the basketball court.