Holly Taylor Coolman is an assistant professor of theology at Providence College in Rhode Island.
A Trump supporter reacts after a protester grabs the hat off his head outside the Target Center in Minneapolis, following a campaign rally led by President Donald Trump on Oct. 10. (Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP)
Politics & Society Short Take
Holly Taylor CoolmanOctober 15, 2019
Those who oppose Mr. Trump can make the case that supporters should change their minds, writes Holly Taylor Coolman, but to make this case glibly or derisively is to ignore political realities.
It is not about the individual as much as the movement that gave Donald Trump power. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Politics & Society Short Take
Holly Taylor CoolmanSeptember 19, 2019
Holly Taylor Coolman writes that her pro-life views, empathy for some Republican voters and unease with polarization has complicated her early and consistent opposition to Donald Trump.
Politics & Society Features
Holly Taylor CoolmanJuly 13, 2018
It is not simply children whom we seek to design but our own selves.
Pope Pius IX took Mortara into his personal care, but the family, of course, was torn by anger and grief.
Faith News Analysis
Holly Taylor CoolmanJanuary 31, 2018
In the case of Edgardo Mortara, a number of central theological questions come into play.
Faith In All Things
Holly Taylor CoolmanMay 12, 2015
One of the more demanding and absorbing conversations I have been part of was a recent discussion of polarization in the American Catholic Church.
Faith Faith in Focus
Holly Taylor CoolmanApril 01, 2015
For our family, adoption has come to mean much more than what we thought it did on that Sunday afternoon.
Holly Taylor CoolmanJuly 22, 2014
On the Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, introducing the master theologian to a new generation