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John J. Conley, S.J., is a Jesuit of the Maryland Province and a regular columnist for America. He is the current Francis J. Knott Chair of Philosophy and Theology at Loyola University, Maryland.
Philosopher's Notebook
John J. ConleyFebruary 19, 2014
Sunday is the contemplative space given outright to help us discover who we really are.
Philosopher's Notebook
John J. ConleyJanuary 22, 2014
More than ever, the cross exposes the pretensions of our threadbare metaphysical systems.
Philosopher's Notebook
John J. ConleyNovember 26, 2013
For Marcel a society defined by material possessions ends up considering life itself a joke.
Columns
John J. ConleyOctober 31, 2013
Interpreting texts of Pope Francis has become a 24/7 worldwide industry.
Columns
John J. ConleyOctober 02, 2013
The life of the sister of philosopher Blaise Pascal is a monument to the struggle of women.
Columns
John J. ConleyAugust 28, 2013
On May 28, 2013, the perfect human being was born in Philadelphia.
Philosopher's Notebook
John J. ConleyJuly 03, 2013
Obligatory chapel is long gone, but diversity training has become a command performance.
Columns
John J. ConleyMay 16, 2013
Until recently, dignity appeared to be a self-evident good.
Philosopher's Notebook
John J. ConleyApril 17, 2013
The virtue of prudence cannot retire from these debates in the name of freedom alone.
Columns
John J. ConleyMarch 14, 2013
In Paris, beholding the wood of the cross is suddenly avant-garde.