Voices

Zac Davis is an associate editor for digital strategy at America and a host of the podcast, Jesuitical. 

Arts & Culture Television
Zac DavisMay 19, 2020
“The Last Dance” is not documentary but hagiography. Many commentators mean this as a criticism, but here is the thing: Hagiographies are important—and compelling.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Zac DavisMarch 19, 2020
Cyrus Habib is interrupting what had been a rapid political ascent to join the Catholic Church’s largest religious order.
Arts & Culture Books
Zac DavisNovember 15, 2019
The stories in David Means’s latest collection demand and deserve the reader’s full participation.
Community Your Take
Zac DavisNovember 01, 2019
We’re relaunching the commenting experience at America.
Saoirse Ronan and Beanie Feldstein in "Lady Bird" (image via A24)
Arts & Culture Jesuitical
Zac DavisSeptember 20, 2019
Hunter Harris tells us. Also: Lady Bird is the greatest Catholic School Movie ever.
Arts & Culture Books
Zac DavisJuly 12, 2019
Kristen Arnett’s novel is about intimacy and wanting what is forbidden, about childhood and family, about absent parents and absent lovers, and about the secondhand self-destruction that can be wrought by ignoring cries of the heart.
Faith Jesuitical
Zac DavisJune 28, 2019
Nuns and Nones, an organization that brings these two groups—both spiritually seeking, both distinctly committed to justice—together for conversation, relationship and even shared housing.
Detail of mural painted by Chloe Becker at Magnificat High School.
Arts & Culture Jesuitical
Zac DavisJune 21, 2019
Chloe Becker was upset when she realized she could not name a single African or African-American saint.
Mulledy Hall, also known as Freedom Hall, center, is seen on the campus of Georgetown University.
Politics & Society Jesuitical
Zac DavisMay 31, 2019
Onita Estes-Hicks has been Catholic her entire life. But her relationship with her faith was forever changed in 2004.
Arts & Culture Ideas
Zac DavisMay 23, 2019
Kate Bowler talks with the hosts of “Jesuitical,” Ashley McKinless, Olga Segura and Zac Davis, and explains what her cancer diagnosis taught her about American Christianity and more.