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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, with a particular interest in modern French philosophy. Fr. Conley

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.
Columns
John J. ConleyFebruary 12, 2013
Forty years later, the shock of Roe v. Wade remains.