Grant Kaplan is a professor of theological studies at Saint Louis University. His latest book is titled René Girard, Unlikely Apologist

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“Nonviolence created the pressure that caused the grape boycott to work,” says Jerry Cohen, who represented the United Farm Workers for nearly a decade and worked closely with Cesar Chavez.
Grant Kaplan
How can the discipline of theology keep its footing in Catholic colleges and universities facing uncertain futures?
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Despite the long and illustrious history of the Catholic Church in Germany, in the late 19th century Catholics became the great Other to modernizing, secularizing forces.
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Grant Kaplan
Girard did not just apply mimetic theory; he internalized it. He manifested humility, peace and even a simple holiness.
Father James Alison at a talk at the University of Malta.
Grant Kaplan
James Alison belongs on any short list of the most important living Catholic theologians. He has met and perhaps exceeded the high expectations that arose from his first book, Knowing Jesus (1993), and his most substantial work of constructive theology, The Joy of Being Wrong: Original Sin Through E