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David Albertson is an associate professor of religion at the University of Southern California and the author of “Mathematical Theologies: Nicholas of Cusa and the Legacy of Thierry of Chartres.” He is a senior fellow and the executive director at the Nova Forum for Catholic Thought.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
David AlbertsonJason Blakely
The temptation in current U.S. politics is to treat all of one’s opponents the same: not just evil, but blameworthy for every imaginable form of evil.
FaithFaith and Reason
David AlbertsonJason Blakely
With the much-anticipated release of Pope Francis’s new encyclical “Fratelli Tutti” on Oct. 4, Catholic Christians would do well to revisit his critique of false realism and false nostalgia, and his call for the church to foster a political attitude of faithful and daring dreaming.
FaithFaith and Reason
David Albertson
Can the humanities help us find intellectual, emotional and spiritual shelter during our present time of crises?
White country church and U.S. flag (iStock)
Politics & SocietyFaith and Reason
David AlbertsonJason BlakelyMatthew PetersonKevin E. Stuart
Signatories of two recent open letters, one embracing a “new nationalism” and the other warning of its dangers, engage each other's concerns and questions.
Politics & SocietyFaith and Reason
David AlbertsonJason Blakely
From a unity deeper than citizenship, that of baptism, we implore our fellow Christians: Join us in denouncing this violence, and help us understand what distance is left between that nationalism and yours.