FaithFeatures
Elizabeth Bruenig
Without quite knowing it, I had begun to rely on the tradition of the Roman Catholic Church.
Arts & CultureBooks
Elizabeth Bruenig
Instead of the fusty old churchman we all know, Sarah Ruden’s Augustine is a dreamer, an artist, a poet.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin listens at right as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on the Federal budget, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Elizabeth Bruenig
The attraction of Trump’s brand of conservatism is that it recognizes the meaning in place, patriotism and culture.
At the March for Life on Jan. 22, 2016, a police officer warns pro-choice activists to make way for pro-life marchers. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
Politics & SocietyOpinion
Elizabeth Bruenig
Activists do not yet seem to have developed plans for engaging voters on the opposing side.
FaithFeatures
Elizabeth Bruenig
The word vocation, originally used to indicate lives directly consecrated to God through priestly or religious service, has recently come into use in a much broader fashion. To expand vocation to include the whole range of ways that lives can be given to God is a fair and sensible extension. After a
SEE THE VICTIM. Women pray at the New Life Word Center Church in Sanford, Fla., after the George Zimmerman murder trial.
Politics & SocietyFeatures
Elizabeth Bruenig
During my year in the United Kingdom I kept up obsessively with news of home. It is not a habit that is encouraged among students abroad, but I expected with the sort of headlines I followed I would not be missing much. How is it possible, I then reasoned, to read about controversial or troubling ev