This is an index of all files in the EWTN "Humanities" Document Library as of 10/31/2014 sorted by library and title



LIBRARY - FILENAME - TITLE
AUTHOR
DESCIPTION

1. Humanities - ZRERMATR.HTM - Rerum Novarum to Mater et Magistra
ZENIT

This is an adapted excerpt of an address by Father Jose Vidamor B. Yu given 29 Sept. 2003 at the theologians videoconference organized by the Vatican Congregation for Clergy. Three papal encyclicals, Rerum Novarum, Quadragesimo Anno, and Mater et Magistra, are examined at a glance for their social teaching. CAPITALISM MARXISM SOCIALISM LABOR SUBSIDIARITY CLASS STRUGGLE AGRICULTURE SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY PERSON DIGNITY HUMAN RIGHTS FREEDOM

2. Humanities - RELFREED.TXT - 200 Years of Misunderstanding Religious Freedom
Rev. Robert A. Mclaughlin

Article by Rev. McLaughlin ends the 'separation of Church and state' debate in the media and state universities forever. From Journal of the Catholic Campus Ministry Assn., Vol.3, April 1992, pp.14-16. MCLAUGHLIN CONSTITUTION CHURCH STATE CONGRESS SUPREME COURT

3. Humanities - newmimag.htm - A Key Word
Enrico Reggiani

The faculty of imagination is examined, contrasting the Romantic conception and use of this faculty with John Henry Newman's, with his insistence on an accompanying love for Man, without which imagination does not serve "the cause of truth." WILLIAM BLAKE WORDSWORTH COLERIDGE ROMANTICISM VICTORIAN

4. Humanities - CHESLITN.HTM - A Little Litany
G. K. Chesterton

A short poem by Chesterton, in which he marvels at the relationship between the Divine Child and His Mother. Inspired by the Litany of Loreto. INCARNATION

5. Humanities - zfreecon.htm - A Moral Case for a Free Economy
ZENIT

In this ZENIT interview, Father Robert Sirico makes the case that a free market economy is capable of meeting society's material needs while promoting justice and morality to flourish. The Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty, of which Father Sirico is co-founder, is an initiative dedicated to the study of free market economics informed by religious faith and objective moral truths. WALL STREET ECONOMICS CAPITALISM

6. Humanities - zchristpsych.htm - A Partnership: Christian Psychology
Father John Flynn, LC

In this ZENIT article, Father Flynn summarizes Catholic perspectives published in "Edification: A Journal of the Society of Christian Psychology" (Vol. 3.1). Psychology needs a conception of the human person that can accurately describe what our body and soul are and how they relate. It also would do well to acknowledge that humans have both natural and transcendent desires. INSTITUTE FOR THE PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES IPS MATERIALISM DETERMINISM PERSONALITY VIRTUE VITZ ANTHROPOLOGY

7. Humanities - FR93207.TXT - A Philosophical Critical Analysis of Recent Ape-Language Studies
Dennis Bonnette, PH.D.

The purpose of this article is to enquire whether, in the face of evidence gained from recent ape-language studies, it is still possible to delineate clearly between human intellectual life and brute sentient life _ to refute the claims of the sensist philosophers who would reduce all human knowledge and activities to the level of mere sensation and sense appetite.

8. Humanities - FR93207.ZIP - A Philosophical Critical Analysis of Recent Ape-Language Studies
Dennis Bonnette, PH.D.

The purpose of this article is to enquire whether, in the face of evidence gained from recent ape-language studies, it is still possible to delineate clearly between human intellectual life and brute sentient life _ to refute the claims of the sensist philosophers who would reduce all human knowledge and activities to the level of mere sensation and sense appetite.

9. Humanities - APCHR.TXT - Approach to Christian Sculpture
Dom Hubert Van Zeller

Published in 1959 by Sheed & Ward. Produces an introduction, not only to Christian sculpture, but to a general Christian aesthetics. Gives guidelines such as art should not be confused with the sentimental, the gaudy or spectacular.

10. Humanities - APCHR.ZIP - Approach to Christian Sculpture
Dom Hubert Van Zeller

Published in 1959 by Sheed & Ward. Produces an introduction, not only to Christian sculpture, but to a general Christian aesthetics. Gives guidelines such as art should not be confused with the sentimental, the gaudy or spectacular.

11. Humanities - ZCHAPWMN.HTM - Archbishop Chaput on Women and the Culture of Life
ZENIT

Denver's Archbishop Charles Chaput gave this address on the role of women in building a culture of life. Delivered on 19 October 2003, it was the Centennial Lecture of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, at the Catholic University of America. "The genius of every woman is to love; to protect and nourish the lives entrusted to her; and to support the full development of life in others." ABORTION HISTORY FREEDOM EQUALITY FAMILY

12. Humanities - pccafepcon.thm - At the Pontifical Council for Culture Meeting with African Episcopal Conferences
Archbishop Gianfranco Ravasi

These are excerpts of the opening address of Archbishop Gianfranco Ravasi, President of the Pontifical Council for Culture, which was delivered by Fr. Bernard Ardura, Secretary of the Pontifical Council, at the meeting of the Dicastery's Members and Consultors together with Bishops representing African Episcopal Conferences, at Bagamoyo, Tanzania, 23 July 2008. Primarily addressed was the cultural challenge of secularism. SECULARIZATION GLOBALISM GLOBALIZATION CONSUMERISM HEDONISM

13. Humanities - beautyipad.htm - Beauty in the Age of the iPad
Archbishop Rino Fisichella

Here are excerpts from a speech given by Archbishop Rino Fisichella, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization, on 21 February 2013, in Paris at the Collčge des Bernardins. The Archbishop finds that the "contemplation of beauty, in any context, is a human reaction and a characteristic of human nature. AESTHETICS ART VON BALTHASAR BEAUTIFUL TRADITION

14. Humanities - z1catuGB.htm - Benedictus: Britain's First Catholic Liberal Arts University
ZENIT

Catholic universities are few and far between in Britain, and at the moment the country lacks an independent Catholic liberal arts college offering degree courses. But Benedictus aims to change that by becoming the first such university in the UK rooted in classical and Catholic intellectual tradition. To find out more, ZENIT spoke with Dr. Clare Hornsby, founding trustee and director of the new Catholic university. EUROPE UK ART EDUCATION NEW EVANGELIZATION EUROPEAN CULTURE

15. Humanities - zbeyond - Beyond the Contingency
ZENIT

Dr. Alejandro Chafuen serves as president of the Atlas Foundation, a non-governmental organization. The foundation aims to promote “a free, prosperous and peaceful world where limited governments defend the rule of law, private property and free markets.” Dr. Chafuen spoke with Giovanni Patriarca of ZENIT on the impact of the Social Doctrine of the Church on economic policies. POLITICS HUMAN PERSON SOCIALISM CAPITALISM NOMINALISM FAMILY COLLECTIVISM INDIVIDUALISM

16. Humanities - MYTHINQU.HTM - Beyond the Myth of The Inquisition: Ours Is the Golden Age
Brian Van Hove, S.J.

Enlightening article about the Inquisition which debunks the prevailing belief that the Catholic Church used it as a tool to crush its enemies. This article was taken from the Winter 1992 issue of "Faith & Reason". BLACK LEGEND CONVERSOS JEWS MOORS ANTI-SEMITISM RACISM MARRANOS MORISCOS CATHARS ALBIGENSIANS HERESY

17. Humanities - MYTHINQU.ZIP - Beyond the Myth of The Inquisition: Ours Is the Golden Age
Brian Van Hove, S.J.

Enlightening article about the Inquistion which debunks the prevailing belief that the Catholic Church used it as a tool to crush its enemies. This article was taken from the Winter 1992 issue of "Faith & Reason". BLACK LEGEND CONVERSOS JEWS MOORS ANTI-SEMITISM RACISM MARRANOS MORISCOS CATHARS ALBIGENSIANS HERESY

18. Humanities - BIOTECH.HTM - Biotechnologies: Hope in Fight Against Hunger?
Archbishop Agostino Marchetto

On 18 November 2000, an address on the possible benefits and liabilities of biotechnology was given at Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, by Archbishop Marchetto, the Holy See's Permanent Observer at the UN Organizations and Agencies for Food and Agriculture. ECOLOGY GENE DIVERSITY ECONOM

19. Humanities - BROWQUES.TXT - Brownson's Quest for Social Justice
Edward Day, C.SS.R.

Essay on the religious journey that led Orestes Brownson from the depths of atheistic socialism to the heights of Roman Catholicism. Originally appeared in the August 1954 issue of "The American Ecclesiastical Review."

20. Humanities - FR90402.TXT - But What About the Faith? Catholicism and Liberalism in Nineteenth-Century Spain
Patrick Foley

A retrospective look at the Carlist movement and its contributions to the battle for the soul of Spain in the tidal wake of the French Revolution. This article grew out of the session on Church and State in Spanish History and Thought in the Last Century at the sixty-seventh annual meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Association, held in Little Rock, Arkansas, in the spring of 1989. This article was taken from the Winter 1990 issue of "Faith & Reason".

21. Humanities - FR90402.ZIP - But What About the Faith? Catholicism and Liberalism in Nineteenth-Century Spain
Patrick Foley

A retrospective look at the Carlist movement and its contributions to the battle for the soul of Spain in the tidal wake of the French Revolution. This article grew out of the session on Church and State in Spanish History and Thought in the Last Century at the sixty-seventh annual meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Association, held in Little Rock, Arkansas, in the spring of 1989. This article was taken from the Winter 1990 issue of "Faith & Reason".

22. Humanities - zcathdepres.htm - Can the Catholic Faith Help Overcome Depression?
ZENIT

Scientific research shows that a person who seeks to be close to God finds fullness in living and can attain greater stability, says a psychological expert and priest. ZENIT interviewed Father Wenceslao Vial, professor of psychology and spiritual life at Rome’s Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. WILLIAMS DEATH FAITH HOLLYWOOD IDENTITY JESUS GEOGRAPHY RESPONSIBILITY

23. Humanities - FR90403.TXT - Carlism's Defense of the Church in Spain, 1833-1936
Alexandra Wilhelmsen

A retrospective look at the Carlist movement and its contributions to the battle for the soul of Spain in the tidal wake of the French Revolution. This article grew out of the session on Church and State in Spanish History and Thought in the Last Century at the sixty-seventh annual meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Association, held in Little Rock, Arkansas, in the spring of 1989. This article was taken from the Winter 1990 issue of "Faith & Reason".

24. Humanities - FR90403.ZIP - Carlism's Defense of the Church in Spain, 1833-1936
Alexandra Wilhelmsen

A retrospective look at the Carlist movement and its contributions to the battle for the soul of Spain in the tidal wake of the French Revolution. This article grew out of the session on Church and State in Spanish History and Thought in the Last Century at the sixty-seventh annual meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Association, held in Little Rock, Arkansas, in the spring of 1989. This article was taken from the Winter 1990 issue of "Faith & Reason".

25. Humanities - EVOLUTN.TXT - Cath. & Evolution
James B. Stenson

James B. Stenson, a specialist in the history of evolution theory, explains the Catholic position on evolution and explains the modern state of evolution theory, which has abandoned many previously held hypotheses. EVOLUTION GENESIS HOMO ERECTUS NEANDERTHAL DARWIN

26. Humanities - EVOLUTN.ZIP - Cath. & Evolution
James B. Stenson

James B. Stenson, a specialist in the history of evolution theory, explains the Catholic position on evolution and explains the modern state of evolution theory, which has abandoned many previously held hypotheses. EVOLUTION GENESIS HOMO ERECTUS NEANDERTHAL DARWIN

27. Humanities - zchangegay.htm - Change Is Possible for Gays, Says Psychologist
ZENIT

A Catholic psychologist who specializes in reparative therapy with homosexuals says it's possible for those with same-sex attractions to change, despite agenda-driven ideologies that state the opposite. Joseph Nicolosi, founder and director of the Thomas Aquinas Psychological Clinic in Encino, spoke with ZENIT about his experience as a clinical psychologist and the former president of the National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH). APA AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION RATZINGER COURAGE

28. Humanities - HOMO.HTM - Christian Anthropology and Homosexuality
Various

This fourteen part series on homosexuality appeared in L'Osservatore Romano, the semi-official newspaper of the Holy See.
1. Homosexuality in the context of Christian Anthropology
2. Homosexuality and Classical Antiquity
3. Homosexuality and the Old Testament
4. Homosexuality and the New Testament
5. Sexuality and friendship in Early Christianity
6. The Homosexual Condition: I. Definition and causal factors
7. The Homosexual Condition: II. Structural attitudes
8. Lesbianism
9. The homosexual condition and constitutional law
10. Should the law formally recognize homosexual unions?
11. Do homosexual couples have a right to marriage?
12. Antecedents to homosexuality: science and moral evaluation
13. Moral criteria for evaluating homosexuality
14. Elements of pastoral care for homosexual persons


29. Humanities - ZWRITERS.HTM - Christian Boot Camp for the Silver Screen
ZENIT

Barbara Nicolosi and a growing group of Christian artists are committed to representing their worldview in the mainstream and making the kinds of movies they themselves want to see. Nicolosi, who founded Act One, a school for Christian screenwriters, shared with ZENIT the goals of the program. MEDIA ARTISTS FILMS CINEMA SECULARISM MARXISM

30. Humanities - xianfreed.htm - Christianity and Freedom
Dominique Mamberti

"Christians and Religious Freedom" is the title of an address given by the Archbishop Secretary for Relations with States delivered on Friday, 13 December, at the Pontifical Urbaniana University at a conference organized by Georgetown University of Washington, D.C., entitled: "Christianity and Freedom: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives". The following are excerpts from his address. DISCRIMINATION HUMAN RIGHTS EDICT OF MILAN TRANSCENDANT

31. Humanities - RIGHTS.HTM - Conclusions of the 2nd Meeting
European Meeting on Human Rights

The conclusions of the 2nd European meeting on human rights, organized by the Pontifical Council for the Family and held in the Vatican 22-24 October 1998. The meeting was composed of politicians and legislators from throughout the continent.

32. Humanities - CNPOLREL.HTM - Connection Between the Political and Religious Spheres
Prof. Angel Rodríguez Luńo

Prof. Rodríguez Luńo, of the Holy Cross Pontifical University, Rome, explains Catholic responsibility for the social order. Politics and religion, while independent of each other in a laicized State, meet on the common ground of morality. The State is not subject to religion or the Church, but it is subject to principles of morality. LAICITY COMMON GOOD PLURALISM SECULARISM RELATIVISM

33. Humanities - zdrainmean.htm - Draining Death of Meaning
Carrie Gress

In this ZENIT article, Carrie Gress summarizes a message by Joseph Capizzi, professor of moral theology at Catholic University of America. Capizzi spoke of the challenges that Christian believers face when encountering a secular vision of suffering and death, reflective of the modern "disenchanted world," as opposed to the "enchanted world" of the past. MINDS PHILOSOPHY SECULARISM

34. Humanities - SLAVES.TXT - England's Irish Slaves
Robert E. West

This article comes from the newsletter of the 'Political Education Committee' and was reprinted in 'The CATHOLIC Weekly 1995'. The article discusses the Irish sent into slavery by the English beginning in the 17th century. WEST SLAVES SLAVERY IRELAND ENGLAND

35. Humanities - ZDAWSON.HTM - Europe, Christianity, and the Thought of Christopher Dawson
ZENIT

A New York attorney, editor of a book on Christopher Dawson, shares his conviction with ZENIT that "the most important Catholic historian of the 20th century" has particular relevance today, when Europe is trying to conceive its union without reference to Christianity. HISTORY CULTURE RELIGION SOCIETY ECUMENISM SECULARISM CONSUMERISM LIBERALISM

36. Humanities - FR89406.TXT - Ever Old, Ever New: The Novelistic Heart of Newman
Anne Carson Daly

"John Henry Newman was a man of letters _ both literally and figuratively. . . . Through his poems, essays, sermons, treatises, letters, autobiography, and novels he called the hearts of his readers and auditors into the "Great Presence" of God that they might bask in His Divine Love." This article was taken from the Winter 1989 issue of "Faith & Reason".

37. Humanities - FR89406.ZIP - Ever Old, Ever New: The Novelistic Heart of Newman
Anne Carson Daly

"John Henry Newman was a man of letters _ both literally and figuratively. . . . Through his poems, essays, sermons, treatises, letters, autobiography, and novels he called the hearts of his readers and auditors into the "Great Presence" of God that they might bask in His Divine Love." This article was taken from the Winter 1989 issue of "Faith & Reason".

38. Humanities - FTHART.TXT - Faith and Art
Fr. Robert Skeris

A reflection on the relationship between Faith and art in the Catholic tradition, by Fr. Robert Skeris, Professor of Theology at Christendom College, from Sacred Music, Vol. 117, No. 4, Winter 1990. FAITH ART SKERIS SACRED MUSIC

39. Humanities - VONGALEN.TXT - Faith and Fatherland
Thomas McGovern

This file is a biographical sketch of the life of Count Clement August von Galen, Bishop of Munster under Hitler. He spoke out fearlessly against the evil policies and crimes of the Nazis. It doesn't take too much imagination to see a parallel with the situation in the U.S. today, a case of history repeating itself? MCGOVERN HITLER VON GALEN NAZIS

40. Humanities - VONGALEN.ZIP - Faith and Fatherland
Thomas McGovern

This file is a biographical sketch of the life of Count Clement August von Galen, Bishop of Munster under Hitler. He spoke out fearlessly against the evil policies and crimes of the Nazis. It doesn't take too much imagination to see a parallel with the situation in the U.S. today, a case of history repeating itself? MCGOVERN HITLER VON GALEN NAZIS

41. Humanities - flanocon.htm - Flannery O'Connor: Assaulting the Imagination
Father Michael Paul Gallagher, SJ

This is an article slightly adapted by the author from a chapter in Faith Maps: Ten Religious Explorers from Newman to Joseph Ratzinger. The author is an Irish Jesuit, Rector of the Collegio Bellarmino, and Professor emeritus of Fundamental Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University. CONVERSION MYSTERY SICKNESS GRACE INCARNATION SUPERNATURAL AQUINAS EVANGELIZATION

42. Humanities - ALCOHOL.HTM - Fraternal Co-operation to Overcome Alcoholism
A.G. Cardinal Cicognani

The Cardinal conveys the good wishes and encouragement of the Holy Father, Pope Paul VI, to the 14th International Symposium on Alcoholism, with observations on the harm done by this scourge to individuals, their families and society. FAMILY CIVILIZATION

43. Humanities - 86assisi11.htm - From Assisi 1986 to Assisi 2011, the Meaning of a Journey
Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, SDB

Cardinal Bertone, Vatican Secretary of State, explains the meaning of the interreligious gathering at Assisi, led by John Paul II in October 1986, and the purpose of the second gathering at the same place, to be led by Benedict XVI, 25 years later. PEACE RELATIVISM SYNCRETISM TERRORISM MUSLIMS FORGIVENESS VIOLENCE PRAYER FASTING PILGRIMAGE

44. Humanities - tolkien.htm - Fundamentally Religious and Catholic
David Moxon

David Moxon, the Archbishop of Canterbury's official representative to the Holy See, examines themes and symbols in J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings, to reveal their Christian, and specifically Catholic, flavor. HOBBITS BIBLE ANGELS SIN MARY EUCHARIST SILMARILLION FRODO

45. Humanities - ZGENETIC.HTM - Genetics: the New Frontier of Racism
ZENIT

An interview with Cochin Institute Director, Alex Kahn, on the danger of genetic research leading to a eugenics program, comparable to that of the Nazis, with the goal of producing superior human beings. EVOLUTION RACE CLONING FREEDOM RIGHTS

46. Humanities - zgratitude.htm - Gratitude: An Antidote to Depression?
ZENIT

Gratitude transforms a negative self-focus into a positive other-focus, strengthening relationships with God and others, says therapist Eric Gudan, a senior clinical extern at Alpha Omega Clinic and Counseling Services, and a doctoral candidate at the Institute for the Psychological Sciences, a Catholic graduate school of psychology. In this interview, Gudan spoke with ZENIT about his experience and study of how the virtue of gratitude may counteract the effects of depression. VIRTUES HAPPINESS ALTRUISM MENTAL ILLNESS

47. Humanities - zfaithcultur.htm - Healing the Rift Between Faith and Culture
ZENIT

For 10 years the Chile-based Catholic review Humanitas has been promoting dialogue between faith and culture. For the 10th anniversary of the publication, ZENIT interviewed its editor, Jaime Antúnez Aldunate. Antúnez holds a doctorate in philosophy. He is a member of the Academy of Social, Political and Moral Sciences of the Institute of Chile. SECULARISM

48. Humanities - HERETICS.TXT - Heretics
Gilbert K. Chesterton

This electronic text is derived from the twelfth (1919) edition published by the John Lane Company of New York City and printed by the Plimpton Press of Norwood, Massachusetts. The text carefully follows that of the published edition.

49. Humanities - HERETICS.ZIP - Heretics
Gilbert K. Chesterton

This electronic text is derived from the twelfth (1919) edition published by the John Lane Company of New York City and printed by the Plimpton Press of Norwood, Massachusetts. The text carefully follows that of the published edition.

50. Humanities - zhilbell.htm - Hilaire Belloc: Prophet for Our Times
ZENIT

The voluminous works of Hilaire Belloc are known not only for his sharp wit and scathing social and cultural critiques, but also for spiritual consolation and biographical portraits of the great figures of modernity. Annamarie Adkins of ZENIT spoke with Father McCloskey, a priest of Opus Dei and a Research Fellow at the Faith and Reason Institute in Washington, D.C., about why it is important to introduce a whole new generation of readers to the writings of this great apologist of the Faith. PROPHET MANHOOD ST MICHAEL PERSECUTION ISLAM

51. Humanities - BELLVIEW.TXT - Hillaire Belloc's View of History
John J. Mulloy

This article appeared in the Spring 1995 issue of "Caelum Et Terra." HISTORY BELLOC

52. Humanities - zchascarroll.htm - How Charles Carroll Influenced U.S. Founding Fathers
ZENIT

Charles Carroll made history as the lone Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence, but his legacy is all but ignored in today's classrooms. Scott McDermott, a circulation librarian at Vanderbilt University Divinity School, writer and convert, began studying about Carroll after he came into the Church. McDermott shared with ZENIT how Carroll influenced America, and how its Founding Fathers may have unknowingly reinvented the Catholic political tradition. AMERICAN REVOLUTION NATURAL LAW RIGHTS SUBSIDIARITY MONTESQUIEU

53. Humanities - zmediamcluhan.htm - Impact of Mass Media on the Church, According to Marshall McLuhan
ZENIT

A Polish priest, Father Dariusz Gronowski, has written a doctoral thesis on communications theorist Marshall McLuhan, showing the influence that mass media has had on the Church. Father Gronowski is a professor at the School of Institutional Social Communication in the University of the Holy Cross in Rome. In this interview with ZENIT he delves into the faith of McLuhan (1911-1980), an aspect of this revolutionary thinker that is frequently overlooked. EVANGELIZATION CULTURE

54. Humanities - ravasgent.htm - In the Courtyard of the Gentiles
Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi

Named for the specific area in the ancient Temple of Jerusalem which was open to all, not only to the Israelites — the Courtyard of the Gentiles was presented in Bologna, Italy, on Saturday, 12 February 2011. It is a project of the Pontifical Council for Culture which aims to encourage encounter and dialogue among believers and nonbelievers. The following is a translation from Italian of an article on this subject by Cardinal Ravasi, President of the Dicastery. DAGERMAN NIETZSCHE DE SADE PHILO BUŃUEL DOSTOEVSKY BUFALINO MASTERS BERGMAN GEFFRÉ ZINOVIEV CAPRONI

55. Humanities - zcultrev.htm - In the Wake of Cultural Revolution
ZENIT

It might be time for society to move beyond values and head directly to Christ, says the director a think tank on globalization. Marguerite Peeters, the director of the Brussels-based Institute for Intercultural Dialogue Dynamics. In this interview with ZENIT, Peeters discusses postmodernity in the West and her analysis of the role of Christianity in inspiring a new movement of culture. DEMOCRACY ENLIGHTENMENT FEMINISM NIETZSCHE FREUD MARCUSE MODERNITY POSTMODERNITY DIVERSITY GLOBALISM SUBSIDIARITY EVANGELIZATION

56. Humanities - SOCASOSC.TXT - Information about the Society of Catholic Social Scientists
SCSS

This file contains information from various articles about the Society of Catholic Social Scientists. The SCSS was founded in an attempt to restore the social sciences in Christ. The SCSS sponsors conferences and local chapter meetings, they serve on committees and publish documents. But the primary purpose of the organization is evangelization as a scholarly group. SOCIETY SOCIAL SCIENTISTS SOCIOLOGY

57. Humanities - SOCASOSC.ZIP - Information about the Society of Catholic Social Scientists
SCSS

This file contains information from various articles about the Society of Catholic Social Scientists. The SCSS was founded in an attempt to restore the social sciences in Christ. The SCSS sponsors conferences and local chapter meetings, they serve on committees and publish documents. But the primary purpose of the organization is evangelization as a scholarly group. SOCIETY SOCIAL SCIENTISTS SOCIOLOGY

58. Humanities - ZINTLAW.HTM - International Law, the U.S. and the Holy See
ZENIT

Paolo Carozza, a faculty member of the Notre Dame Law School and the Center for Civil and Human Rights and an expert on international law, shared with ZENIT why the United States is in accord with the Holy See as one of the most active and insistent promoters of international agreements and international legality, but diverges from the wishes of the Vatican on other issues. POLITICS IRAQ DUALISM IDEOLOGY NATURAL LAW

59. Humanities - zfarytal.htm - Is Christianity a Fairy Tale?
Father Dwight Longenecker

Father Longnecker, author of The Romance of Religion--Fighting for Goodness, Truth and Beauty, responds to the charge that Christianity is a "mish mash of ancient myths." He references JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis to the effect that Christianity is indeed a myth but it is also true. LEGEND FANTASY IMAGINATION HISTORY ADVENTURE

60. Humanities - FR92404.TXT - Is Society Controllable?
Thomas B. Fowler, SC.D.

Traditionally the Church cared for the poor, the weak and all who needed help to live. The new approach involves legislation and the creation of social welfare "systems" to deal with social problems, staffed by bureaucracies composed of social science "professionals," who cannot or choose not to place any emphasis on religious instruction or the religious foundation of morality. An examination of the assumptions behind this approach, and whether or not it can be expected to work better or even as well as the Church's traditional methods? This article was taken from the Winter 1992 issue of "Faith & Reason".

61. Humanities - FR92404.ZIP - Is Society Controllable?
Thomas B. Fowler, SC.D.

Traditionally the Church cared for the poor, the weak and all who needed help to live. The new approach involves legislation and the creation of social welfare "systems" to deal with social problems, staffed by bureaucracies composed of social science "professionals," who cannot or choose not to place any emphasis on religious instruction or the religious foundation of morality. An examination of the assumptions behind this approach, and whether or not it can be expected to work better or even as well as the Church's traditional methods? This article was taken from the Winter 1992 issue of "Faith & Reason".

62. Humanities - JRRTOLK.HTM - J.R.R. Tolkien, Catholicism and the Use of Allegory
David Lord Alton

Text of a lecture on The Lord of the Rings, given by David Lord Alton at the Catholic Society of Bath University and Bath Spa University College on 20 February 2003. His lecture covers four points: 1) [Whether LOTR is] Allegory or more? 2) The Christian Narrative; 3) The Political Narrative; and 4) What it means for us now. C.S. LEWIS CHESTERTON DEATH RESURRECTION SALVATION REPENTANCE SELF-SACRIFICE FREE WILL HUMILITY JUSTICE AUTHORITY HEALING FELLOWSHIP

63. Humanities - FR89402.TXT - John Henry Newman: Apostle of Common Sense?
James M. Cameron

This article was taken from the Winter 1989 issue of "Faith & Reason".

64. Humanities - FR89402.ZIP - John Henry Newman: Apostle of Common Sense?
James M. Cameron

This article was taken from the Winter 1989 issue of "Faith & Reason".

65. Humanities - oconnlimit.htm - Limitation as Strength
Elena Buia Rutt

Flannery O'Connor's physical limitation, the debilitating effect of lupus, is presented, from her perspective, as a strength which inspired and gave conviction to her writings. HYPOCRISY ECCENTRICITY

66. Humanities - zgriffglob.htm - Lord Brian Griffiths on Globalization
ZENIT

Lord Brian Griffiths, vice chairman of Goldman Sachs International, recently participated as a key lecturer in an Acton Institute conference in Rome on "Globalization and Poverty." The title of his speech was "Centesimus Annus, Globalization and International Development." Griffiths served as a director of the Bank of England from 1985-1986. He also served as head of the Prime Minister's Policy Unit and as Special Adviser to Margaret Thatcher from 1985 to 1990. He shared his ideas with Viktoria Somogyi, for ZENIT, about Pope John Paul II's 1991 encyclical. ECONOMICS MARXISM COMMUNISM CAPITALISM MARKET ECONOMY ECONOMICS LIBERTARIAN SOCIALISM

67. Humanities - zmaritherap.htm - Marital Therapy From a Catholic Perspective
ZENIT

Catholic psychology considers the fullness of the married vocation in treating individual patients, says a specialist on marital psychotherapy. Dr. William Nordling is a psychologist at Alpha Omega Clinic and Counseling Services. He teaches courses on marital and child psychotherapy at the nearby Institute for the Psychological Sciences. In this interview with ZENIT, he discusses the implications of adopting a Catholic worldview for conducting marital therapy and improving one's own marital relationship. MARRIAGE PARENTS FAMILY SPOUSES HUSBAND WIFE

68. Humanities - zmarrgood.htm - Marriage as a Public Good
ZENIT

Marriage's role as a public institution is increasingly under attack. In the midst of pressures for legalization of same-sex marriage, formal recognition of de facto couples, and the continuing problem of divorce, the traditional view of marriage is no longer clear to many people. Drawing from a volume of essays by leading scholars, ZENIT summarizes defenses of traditional marriage as serving the public good. FAMILY CHILDREN RIGHTS DIVORCE

69. Humanities - MSDICTAT.TXT - Medical Science Under Dictatorship
Leo Alexander, M.D.

This paper, taken from the July 14, 1949, issue of "The New England Journal of Medicine", discusses how medical science in Nazi Germany collaborated with the country's Hegelian trend and produced the following abominations: the mass extermination of the chronically sick in the interest of saving "useless" expenses to the community as a whole; the mass extermination of those considered socially disturbing or racially and ideologically unwanted; the individual, inconspicuous extermination of those considered disloyal within the ruling group; and the ruthless use of "human experimental material" for medico-military research. This article is chilling in the similarities to the present state of the United States medical profession as it embraces the culture of death.

70. Humanities - MSDICTAT.ZIP - Medical Science Under Dictatorship
Leo Alexander, M.D.

This paper, taken from the July 14, 1949, issue of "The New England Journal of Medicine", discusses how medical science in Nazi Germany collaborated with the country's Hegelian trend and produced the following abominations: the mass extermination of the chronically sick in the interest of saving "useless" expenses to the community as a whole; the mass extermination of those considered socially disturbing or racially and ideologically unwanted; the individual, inconspicuous extermination of those considered disloyal within the ruling group; and the ruthless use of "human experimental material" for medico-military research. This article is chilling in the similarities to the present state of the United States medical profession as it embraces the culture of death.

71. Humanities - ZCATHUNI.HTM - Michael Novak on the Universality of the Catholic University
ZENIT

Here are excerpts from the text of Michael Novak's commencement address at Ave Maria College delivered on 3 May 2003. Novak is the George Frederick Jewett Scholar in Religion, Philosophy and Public Policy at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. LAITY CREATION KNOWLEDGE

72. Humanities - FR93204.TXT - Molecular Biology and Evolution: The Crisis and the Challenge
Thomas B. Fowler, SC.D.

This article was taken from the Summer 1993 issue of "Faith & Reason".

73. Humanities - FR93204.ZIP - Molecular Biology and Evolution: The Crisis and the Challenge
Thomas B. Fowler, SC.D.

This article was taken from the Summer 1993 issue of "Faith & Reason".

74. Humanities - MOZARTRE.TXT - Mozart Reconstructed
Robert R. Reilly

An article taken from the July/August 1996 issue of "Crisis" magazine providing insight into the life of Amadeus Mozart refuting the prevelant opinion that "Mozart "was a modern, alienated man like us."

75. Humanities - ZNATLAW.HTM - Natural Law in Our Lives, in Our Courts
ZENIT

J. Budziszewski, professor of government and philosophy at the University of Texas and author of several books, gave a two-part interview with ZENIT. He explained (1) the four God-given witnesses of natural law, and (2) why he thinks many modern courts, thinkers and members of society ignore the basics of natural law. RIGHTS NATURE CONSCIENCE SYNDERESIS SENSUS DIVINITATIS DESIGN NATURAL CONSEQUENCES LIBERTY

76. Humanities - eastwest.htm - Nature and Identity Mark Difference Between East and West
Kagefumi Ueno

This is a summary of the lecture given to the Circolo di Roma, 1 July 2010, by the Ambassador of Japan to the Holy See, at the meeting on the theme: "Culture and Religiosity in Modern Japan". He distinguishes three points on which Japanese religion differs from Christianity, the self, nature, and absolutization. BUDDHISM SHINTOISM KARMA MINIMALISM MAXIMALISM DIVINE IMAGE MU NOTHING LOGOS RELATIVISM MODERNIZATION MONOTHEISM ECONOMICS

77. Humanities - FR89401.TXT - Newman and St. Philip Neri: The Quest for Sanctity
Jonathan Robinson, C.O.

What point is there in seeking to understand Newman by comparing him to St. Philip Neri? Since Newman was an Oratorian and the Oratory was important to him, we must know something about St. Philip to understand at least some aspects of Newman's life. This article was taken from the Winter 1989 issue of "Faith & Reason".

78. Humanities - FR89401.ZIP - Newman and St. Philip Neri: The Quest for Sanctity
Jonathan Robinson, C.O.

What point is there in seeking to understand Newman by comparing him to St. Philip Neri? Since Newman was an Oratorian and the Oratory was important to him, we must know something about St. Philip to understand at least some aspects of Newman's life. This article was taken from the Winter 1989 issue of "Faith & Reason".

79. Humanities - FR89403.TXT - Newman and the English Theologians
Philip C. Rule, S.J.

Fr. Rule looks at the first years of the Oxford Movement and focuses on Newman's study and assimilation of the Anglican Divines who flourished, broadly speaking, in the seventeenth century. This article was taken from the Winter 1989 issue of "Faith & Reason".

80. Humanities - FR89403.ZIP - Newman and the English Theologians
Philip C. Rule, S.J.

Fr. Rule looks at the first years of the Oxford Movement and focuses on Newman's study and assimilation of the Anglican Divines who flourished, broadly speaking, in the seventeenth century. This article was taken from the Winter 1989 issue of "Faith & Reason".

81. Humanities - FR89404.TXT - Newman and the Mother of God
John R. Griffin

In this essay John Griffin examines Cardinal Newman's various writings about the Mother of God from a controversialist position rather than as a theologian or devotional writer. His paper has three parts. The first is concerned with the "tractarian" view of Mary, the second a description of the Anglican charge that Catholic tolerate the "worship" of Mary and third Newman's writings on behalf of the Dogma of the Immaculate Conception. This article was taken from the Winter 1989 issue of "Faith & Reason".

82. Humanities - FR89404.ZIP - Newman and the Mother of God
John R. Griffin

In this essay John Griffin examines Cardinal Newman's various writings about the Mother of God from a controversialist position rather than as a theologian or devotional writer. His paper has three parts. The first is concerned with the "tractarian" view of Mary, the second a description of the Anglican charge that Catholic tolerate the "worship" of Mary and third Newman's writings on behalf of the Dogma of the Immaculate Conception. This article was taken from the Winter 1989 issue of "Faith & Reason".

83. Humanities - FR89405.TXT - Newman and the Power of Personality
George W. Rutler

"A greatness of Newman is the way he represents the personality properly as a spiritual deduction and shows how its development, as any art, attains full worth when it is faithful to a spiritual theme." This article was taken from the Winter 1989 issue of "Faith & Reason".

84. Humanities - FR89405.ZIP - Newman and the Power of Personality
George W. Rutler

"A greatness of Newman is the way he represents the personality properly as a spiritual deduction and shows how its development, as any art, attains full worth when it is faithful to a spiritual theme." This article was taken from the Winter 1989 issue of "Faith & Reason".

85. Humanities - newmnovel.htm - Newman the Novelist
Bernadette Waterman Ward

Professor Waterman Ward delivered a paper during the International Symposium on the theme "The Primacy of God in the Life and Writings of Blessed John Henry Newman", organized by the International Centre of Newman Friends at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome and held on 22nd and 23rd November 2010. This is a shortened version of the text without the footnotes. CALLISTA PAGANISM ANTICHRIST TRUTH

86. Humanities - FR93205.TXT - Newman's 'Dream of Gerontius': Towards a Non-Didactic Poetry of Dogma
Robert Carballo

This essay was taken from the Summer 1993 issue of "Faith & Reason".

87. Humanities - znewmcathed.htm - Newman's Idea for Catholic Higher Education
Father Juan R. Vélez

Blessed John Henry Newman made many notable contributions to theology, philosophy and literature, but one of his most significant was to the understanding of higher education contained in his "The Idea of a University." Father Vélez, co-author of "Take Five, Meditations with John Henry Newman," applies some of Newman's ideas to the current situation of Catholic colleges and universities in the United States. LAND O'LAKES CONFERENCE ACADEMIC FREEDOM KNOWLEDGE FAITH REASON NATURAL THEOLOGY SCIENCE EX CORDE ECCLESIAE MANDATUM TRUTH

88. Humanities - fr89407.htm - Newman's Reputation and the Biographical Tradition
Edward E. Kelly

"Almost as if it were a sacred dogma, Cardinal Newman's reputation is secure and well guarded by many today. This is urgent now because the cause for Newman's canonization has been steadily advanced in Rome. But his reputation was not always secure _ not even in the areas of orthodoxy and sanctity, to say nothing about areas of thought and personality." This article was taken from the Winter 1989 issue of "Faith & Reason".

89. Humanities - FR89407.ZIP - Newman's Reputation and the Biographical Tradition
Edward E. Kelly

"Almost as if it were a sacred dogma, Cardinal Newman's reputation is secure and well guarded by many today. This is urgent now because the cause for Newman's canonization has been steadily advanced in Rome. But his reputation was not always secure _ not even in the areas of orthodoxy and sanctity, to say nothing about areas of thought and personality." This article was taken from the Winter 1989 issue of "Faith & Reason".

90. Humanities - zcathmed.htm - On Catholic Teachers of Medicine
Cardinal Javier  Lozano Barragán

This is the text of an message written by Cardinal Javier  Lozano Barragán, the president of the Pontifical Council for Health Care Ministry on the profile of the Catholic teacher of medicine. "The question has to be asked whether a non-Catholic teacher of medicine will really be different from a Catholic teacher of medicine. And, if so, of what will this difference consist?" CULTURE PROFESSOR SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY PHYSICIAN HEALTH CARE WORKERS VOCATION BEING PROFESSION PAIN HEALTH LIFE PATIENT

91. Humanities - LOOKABYS.TXT - On Looking into the Abyss: Untimely Thoughts on Culture and Society
Marian Therese Horvat

A review of the book by Gertrude Himmelfarb. This article by Marian Therese Horvat was taken from 'The Dawson Newsletter,' Spring 1995. HIMMELFARB HORVAT CULTURE SOCIETY

92. Humanities - zvonhildtran.htm - On Von Hildebrand's Understanding of the Person
John Crosby

Here is the text of John Crosby's address, 12 Oct. 2007, at a conference on Christian philosophy held at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. Crosby is the founder of the Dietrich von Hildebrand Legacy Project, which co-hosted the conference. The title of the address is "A Development in Dietrich von Hildebrand's Understanding of the Human Person." TRANSCENDENCE EIGENLIEBEN

93. Humanities - zthighell.htm - One Man's Visit to Hell
ZENIT

Those who don't believe in hell are living with a very dangerous kind of wishful thinking, or a comfortable fantasy, says author Paul Thigpen. In this interview with ZENIT, Thigpen discusses his new book "My Visit to Hell," published by Creation House. DANTE INFERNO AQUINAS SIN

94. Humanities - zpastcarssa.htm - Pastoral Care for Those With Same-Sex Attraction
ZENIT

Father John Harvey, an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales, is director of Courage International, a spiritual support system for Catholic homosexual persons who desire to live a chaste life. The bishops' document, "Ministry to Persons with a Homosexual Inclination: Guidelines for Pastoral Care," mentions Courage and its partner organization for parents, Encourage, as examples of ministries whose principles are in accord with Church teaching. In this interview with ZENIT, Father Harvey shared his views of the revised guidelines issued 14 Nov. 2006. CHASTITY GENDER

95. Humanities - ZPOLITIC.HTM - Politics Without God?
George Weigel

Here are excerpts from an address given by George Weigel, a senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., given at the Gregorian University in December 2004. Weigel examines the roots of Western Europe's renunciation of Christianity as an influence in the public forum, and forecasts the outcome for democracy. CULTURE CIVILIZATION DEMOGRAPHY BIRTHRATE POLAND DE LUBAC

96. Humanities - MNTLHCPD.HTM - Pope on Duties of Society to Mentally Handicapped
A.G. Cardinal Cicognani

At La Turbie (6/30/68), a conference of experts studying problems in the care of mentally handicapped children, received from His Eminence Cardinal Cicognani, Secretary of State, a letter conveying Pope Paul's good wishes, and observing that every human being, "even the most deprived," is worthy of respect, and has inalienable rights, including the education necessary to make him "master of his destiny." MEDIC PERSON DIGNITY

97. Humanities - zpsychforgiv.htm - Psychology Rediscovers the Power of Forgiveness
ZENIT

Forgiveness was a key message of the Gospel. It has also led to the foundation of a psychological institute. Dr. Robert Enright, a psychologist, began the International Forgiveness Institute in 1994 as a way to apply years of research on the practice of forgiveness. He shared with ZENIT his research and experience on the effectiveness of forgiveness for personal healing and world peace. THERAPY EDUCATION

98. Humanities - ZPSYCSCI.HTM - Psychology That Is True to Science, True to God
ZENIT

A psychology rooted in the Catholic understanding of the human person is not only true to science, but true to God. So says Gladys Sweeney, dean of the Institute for the Psychological Sciences, which aims to provide a bridge between science and faith. Sweeney shared with ZENIT how psychological sciences are at the service of the Church if they free individuals to become better Christians and benefit from a sacramental life. DEPRESSION MENTAL ILLNESS SCRUPULOSITY OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE

99. Humanities - ZPSYCHOL.HTM - Psychology That Takes Virtue Into Account
ZENIT

In a ZENIT interview, 9 May 2002, Frank Moncher, director of clinical training at the Institute for the Psychological Sciences in Arlington, Virginia, explains his belief that an emphasis on virtue can help patients of any, or no, religion in therapy, because, being made in God's image, they have a profound moral dimension. PSYCHOTHERAPY SECULAR HUMANISM ADDICTION MARITAL PARENTING THOMISM

100. Humanities - FR87204.TXT - Public Virtue and Political Protest: The Case of William Samuel Johnson
Robert F. Cuervo, Ph.D.

Dr. Robert Cuervo finds striking similarities between the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas and Founding Father, William Samuel Johnson on the subject of revolt against tyrants. Cuervo then develops their common insights into some concrete advice for the contemporary pro-life movement.

101. Humanities - ZWORKCOM.HTM - Putting Work in Perspective
ZENIT

This article from ZENIT (01-15-05) summarizes the teaching of the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church, published 2004, on work. "Work is a part of the original state of man, and precedes his fall; it is therefore not a punishment or curse." Pain and toil associated with work are the result of sin. Various conditions are laid down in the Compendium which would limit these difficulties and aid in the fulfillment of work's purpose, which is to provide our material needs. CREATION LABOR CAPITAL RIGHTS EMPLOYMENT GLOBALIZATION BUSINESS

102. Humanities - ZHOPHOLL.HTM - Reasons For Hope From Hollywood
Barbara Nicolosi

The founder of Act One, a Christian scriptwriters group in Hollywood, gave an overview of the movie-and-television industry, and the hopes she sees for the Church in its mission of evangelization. Here is an excerpt of an address she gave at the Catholic University of Valencia in mid-May 2004. THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST MEDIA ART ARTISTS FILM CULTURE EVANGELIZATION

103. Humanities - RESACRED.TXT - Recovering the Sacred in Music
Robert Reilly

'The attempted suicide of Western classical music has failed. The patient is recovering, no thanks to the efforts of music's Dr. Kevorkian, Arnold Schoenberg, whose cure, the imposition of a totalitarian atonality, was worse than the disease--the supposed exhaustion of the tonal resources of music. Schoenberg's vaunted mission to 'emancipate dissonance' by denying that tonality exists in nature led to the successive losses of tonality, melody, harmony

104. Humanities - RESACRED.ZIP - Recovering the Sacred in Music
Robert Reilly

'The attempted suicide of Western classical music has failed. The patient is recovering, no thanks to the efforts of music's Dr. Kevorkian, Arnold Schoenberg, whose cure, the imposition of a totalitarian atonality, was worse than the disease--the supposed exhaustion of the tonal resources of music. Schoenberg's vaunted mission to 'emancipate dissonance' by denying that tonality exists in nature led to the successive losses of tonality, melody, harmony

105. Humanities - zsouleurope.htm - Rediscovering the Soul of Europe
Father Vincent Twomey

Can devout Muslims in Europe's midst help the continent to recover its soul? Father Vincent Twomey raised that question in his keynote address at the John Paul II Society's annual conference, held 7 October 2005, at All Hallows College, Dublin. Father Twomey is a professor of moral theology at the pontifical St. Patrick's College in Maynooth, County Kildare. The text of his address was adapted by ZENIT. EU EUROPEAN UNION MATERIALISM ISLAM GREEKS ATHENS ROME JERUSALEM MIDDLE AGES RENAISSANCE ENLIGHTENMENT REFORMATION TOTALITARIANISM LIBERAL CAPITALISM DE FOUCAULD

106. Humanities - PMDANTE.TXT - Religion and the Artist: Introduction to A Poem on Dante
Paul Claudel

The outstanding poets have received from God such vast things to express that only the entire universe will suffice for their work. This introduction is developed from an address given May 17, 1921 at the invitation of the Catholic Conference on Dante, preceding the reading of Claudel's 'Joyful Ode to Celebrate the 600th Anniversary of Dante's Death.' Taken from the Summer 1995 issue of 'Communio: International Catholic Revie

107. Humanities - PMDANTE.ZIP - Religion and the Artist: Introduction to A Poem on Dante
Paul Claudel

The outstanding poets have received from God such vast things to express that only the entire universe will suffice for their work. This introduction is developed from an address given May 17, 1921 at the invitation of the Catholic Conference on Dante, preceding the reading of Claudel's 'Joyful Ode to Celebrate the 600th Anniversary of Dante's Death.' Taken from the Summer 1995 issue of 'Communio: International Catholic Revie

108. Humanities - FR87203.TXT - Religious Freedom: John Courtney Murray, S.J. and Vatican II
Francis Canavan, S.J.

In this thought-provoking article, Father Canavan places the still controversial thought of Father John Courtney Murray, S.J. on the subject of the relation of Church and State in perspective. According to Father Canavan, who knew Murray, Murray was not writing a theology but a politics and understands the American notion of separation of Church and State as a protection of the Church from the State so that the Church can work unhampered. In addition, the experience of the Church in terms of freedom has been better in the United States than in many countries, thoroughly Catholic, where the Church's situation has alternated between privilege and persecution.

109. Humanities - FR87203.ZIP - Religious Freedom: John Courtney Murray, S.J. and Vatican II
Francis Canavan, S.J.

In this thought-provoking article, Father Canavan places the still controversial thought of Father John Courtney Murray, S.J. on the subject of the relation of Church and State in perspective. According to Father Canavan, who knew Murray, Murray was not writing a theology but a politics and understands the American notion of separation of Church and State as a protection of the Church from the State so that the Church can work unhampered. In addition, the experience of the Church in terms of freedom has been better in the United States than in many countries, thoroughly Catholic, where the Church's situation has alternated between privilege and persecution.

110. Humanities - zcathwriters.htm - Rich Culture Nourishes Catholic Writers
ZENIT

Author Gregory Roper, English professor at the University of Dallas, is interviewed by Carrie Gress of ZENIT on the necessity of a rich culture, as well as the inspiration and guidance of great writers of the past, to sustain good Catholic writers. SOUTHERN LITERATURE READING LOGIC REASONING GRAMMAR AQUINAS

111. Humanities - scifaith.htm - Science and Faith
Professor Werner Arber

During the Eighth General Congregation held on Friday afternoon, 12 October 2012, Professor Werner Arber, President the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and professor of microbiology at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, gave the following report, entitled: "A Reflection on the relationship between sciences and faith". GENETIC VARIATION GENES EVOLUTION BIOLOGY TRANSGENIC

112. Humanities - zchestwrld.htm - Setting the World Right, With G.K. Chesterton's Help
ZENIT

The president of the Chesterton Institute for Faith and Culture of Seton Hall University in New Jersey, Basilian Father Ian Boyd spoke with ZENIT about the enduring appeal of Chesterton and the prophetic quality of his book, "What's Wrong with the World?" BELLOC CHARLES WILLIAMS HG WELLS ANGLICANS ALLEGORY

113. Humanities - FR92302.TXT - Should the Catholic Church Secede from the Union?
Robert A. Herrera

In this thoughtful essay, Mr. Herrera points out the dicotomy between the Church and American public opinion and advises us to prepare for the battle. This article was taken from the Fall 1992 issue of "Faith & Reason".

114. Humanities - FR92302.ZIP - Should the Catholic Church Secede from the Union?
Robert A. Herrera

In this thoughtful essay, Mr. Herrera points out the dicotomy between the Church and American public opinion and advises us to prepare for the battle. This article was taken from the Fall 1992 issue of "Faith & Reason".

115. Humanities - zsolzhen.htm - Solzhenitsyn's Prophetic Voice
ZENIT

Now, as the West teeters on the verge of economic crisis and suffers from the increasing statist imposition of illiberal dogmas, the prophetic voice of Alexander Solzhenitsyn seems more timely than ever. Joseph Pearce, who has updated his biography, "Solzhenitsyn: A Soul in Exile" (Ignatius Press). spoke to ZENIT about what Solzhenitsyn's monumental writings can tell us today about our own spiritual, cultural and political condition. COMMUNISM CAPITALISM SOVIET UNION SUBSIDIARITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOXY

116. Humanities - zstmprn.htm - Stamping Out Pornography Addiction
ZENIT

According to Catholic psychologist Dr. Peter Kleponis, assistant director of Comprehensive Counseling Services in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, a campaign similar to that educating the public on the dangers of smoking should be made regarding pornography. ZENIT spoke with him about pornography use and its addictive qualities — and how to know when someone is addicted. MARRIAGE FAMILY MEN WOMEN TOLERANCE DEPENDENCE

117. Humanities - globeducat.htm - Statement on Globalization and Education
LOR

This Statement on Globalization and Education was produced by the joint workshop on the same subject of 16-17 November 2005, which was held at Casina Pio IV. "Globalization properly managed may provide a chance for education and peace, bringing human beings closer to one another and fostering the sharing of common values." This document was formally approved by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences. IMMIGRATION MIGRATIONS CULTURE CULTURAL DIVERSITY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

118. Humanities - GENEVA.HTM - The 50th Anniversary of the Geneva Conventions
Various

These four reflections on international humanitarian law were published in L'Osservatore Romano.
1 - A Significant Event for International Humanitarian Law, Paolo Benvenuti.
2 - This Is Not a Celebration but a Reflection on Common Values, Yves Sandoz.
3 - The Force of Law Against the Law of Force, Giorgio Filibeck.
4 - At the Origins of Humanitarian Law: The Attitude of the Holy See, Joseph Joblin
WAR HAGUE CONFERENCE

119. Humanities - ARABLIT.TXT - The Arabic Christian Literature
Dr. George Khoury

Dr. Khoury Georges speaks about the contribution of the Melkites, the Jacobites, the Nestorians, The Copts and the Maronites to the Arab Christian Heritage. Taken from the magazine "Al-Bushra" created by Rev. Labib Kobti from the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.

120. Humanities - bodysacred.htm - The Body Sacred
Monsignor Timothy Verdon

Monsignor Verdon, Canon of Florence Cathedral, describes the various ways in which the human body has been represented through the history of Christian art, and ideally as a sacrament of the inner life transformed by grace. DIVINE IMAGE OF GOD SACRAMENTS INCARNATION CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY PAGANISM SYMBOLISM RENAISSANCE MYSTAGOGICAL MYSTAGOGY FRANCIS OF ASSISI ARTISTS

121. Humanities - HUMNRTS.HTM - The Church and Human Rights
Ernesto Gallina

On the 20th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights (10 Dec 1948), the writer recalled the Church's contribution to enhanced world recognition of human dignity, and quoted recent Popes on the progress yet to be made. UNESCO DISCRIMINATION ILLITERACY INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

122. Humanities - RIGHTSMN.HTM - The Church and the Rights of Man
LOR

In a 1968 article, L'Osservatore Romano gave the salient points of an essay, "The Church and the Rights of Man," by Mons. Alberto Giovannatti, Permanent Observer of the Holy See at the United Nations, which commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights. "The Church has always been in the vanguard in affirming, defending and promoting the rights of man." PERSON DIGNITY RACISM SLAVERY GENOCIDE LIBERTY

123. Humanities - RACEIND.HTM - The Church's Stand Against Racism
EWTN

An index page listing documents in our library on racism and related topics. PERSON DIGNITY RACISM RACE SLAVERY GENOCIDE LIBERTY UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION SOLIDARITY GLOBAL IMMIGRATION XENOPHOBIA EUTHANASIA SANGER EVOLUTION CLONING RIGHTS FREEDOM

124. Humanities - NUER.TXT - The Concept of God in African Nuer Religion
E.E. Evans-Pritchard

Evans-Pritchard was professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oxford from 1946 until 1970. His studies of the Nuer were made in the late 1930s. He lived among the Nuer for three years. They were a cattle-herding tribe living by the Nile River. This article was taken from 'The Dawson Newsletter,' Winter 1995. EVANS-PRITCHARD NUER AFRICA GOD

125. Humanities - HOSEWOPE.HTM - The Contribution of the Holy See to World Peace
Archbishop H. E. Cardinale

This article is adapted from an address given at Boston College, 27 March 1968, by the Apostolic Delegate to the United Kingdom, on the work of the Holy See to promote world peace. DIPLOMACY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ECUMENISM

126. Humanities - FR90401.TXT - The Dilemma of the Spanish Right: The Case of Abortion
Frederick D. Wilhelmsen

Dr. Wilhelmsen speaks eloquently of the strange new god, who like Dionysius of old is sweeping throughout the land. This new god goes by the name of democracy and calls men to drink the heady wine of self-idolatry and worship the popular will as the "summum bonum". This article was taken from the Winter 1990 issue of "Faith & Reason".

127. Humanities - FR90401.ZIP - The Dilemma of the Spanish Right: The Case of Abortion
Frederick D. Wilhelmsen

Dr. Wilhelmsen speaks eloquently of the strange new god, who like Dionysius of old is sweeping throughout the land. This new god goes by the name of democracy and calls men to drink the heady wine of self-idolatry and worship the popular will as the "summum bonum". This article was taken from the Winter 1990 issue of "Faith & Reason".

128. Humanities - DRMGERON.HTM - The Dream of Gerontius
The Venerable John Henry Newman

This poem, by the Venerable John Henry Newman, convert and cardinal, seems an inspired vision of the soul's passage from this world to the next. A portion of the poem became a much loved oratorio of the same name, at the hands of Victorian composer, Edward Elgar. DEATH JUDGMENT PURGATORY

129. Humanities - FR92301.ZIP - The Essential Elements of and Conditions for a Democratic Republic
Stephen M. Krason

The View Prevalent at the Founding and in Early American History. This article was taken from the Fall 1992 issue of "Faith & Reason". LOCKE MONTESQUIEU CONSTITUTIONS BILLS OF RIGHTS TOCQUEVILLE

130. Humanities - FR92301.TXT - The Essential Elements of and Conditions for a Democratic Republic
Stephen M. Krason

The View Prevalent at the Founding and in Early American History. This article was taken from the Fall 1992 issue of "Faith & Reason". LOCKE MONTESQUIEU CONSTITUTIONS BILLS OF RIGHTS TOCQUEVILLE

131. Humanities - danteadam - The Eucharist and Self-Knowledge
Christian Moevs

These are excepts of a paper presented at the seminar "Dante's Intellectual Formation" held at the Notre Dame Center in Rome on 13-14 March 2014. The conference was sponsored by the University's Devers Program in Dante Studies, the Office of Research and Italian Studies. Moevs is a professor of Italian studies at the universtiy and author of the book The Metaphysics of Dante's Comedy. ADAM LANGUAGE POETRY PRAISE FRUIT APPLE PARADISO PURGATORIO I LOGOS

132. Humanities - FR93206.TXT - The First Religion of Mankind
David Rooney

An interesting article about prehistoric man's religious beliefs. Appeared in the Summer 1993 issue of "Faith & Reason."

133. Humanities - FR93206.ZIP - The First Religion of Mankind
David Rooney

An interesting article about prehistoric man's religious beliefs. Appeared in the Summer 1993 issue of "Faith & Reason."

134. Humanities - HNDHVN.HTM - The Hound of Heaven
Francis Thompson

Born 18 December 1859, in Preston, Lancashire, Francis Thompson was educated in a Catholic seminary in the north of England. He studied medicine in Manchester, but was reduced to poverty and ill health, and became addicted to opium. While working as a shoemaker, he began to write poetry, and two of his poems were published in a periodical, Merry England, whose publisher convinced him to enter a hospital. On convalescing, he continued to write and a collection of his poems was published to high acclaim. His best known poem, "The Hound of Heaven," describes the human soul in flight from God. He died of tuberculosis, in London, 13 November 1907. GRACE REPENTANCE CONVERSION

135. Humanities - zpsyphil.htm - The Integration of Psychology and Philosophy
ZENIT

As interviewed by Genevieve Pollock of ZENIT, Professor Michael Pakaluk, a philosophy professor of the Institute for the Psychological Sciences, speaks about an integration project currently under way at the institute, which is bringing together psychology, philosophy and theology in both a theoretical and practical way. ARISTOTLE AQUINAS THOMISM WOJTYLA JOHN PAUL II SOUL CARTESIANISM

136. Humanities - zsinpsych.htm - The Lost Sense of Sin in Psychology
ZENIT

Psychology needs to examine the role of sin in mental health, in the light of Christian anthropology, says Andrew Sodergren, a Catholic therapist at the Alpha Omega Clinic and Consultation Services, and a doctoral candidate at the Institute for the Psychological Sciences (IPS). In this two-part interview with ZENIT, Sodergren shares his views on psychology's tendency to "medicalize" human behavior and the implication for society. CONSCIENCE GUILT SECULARISM RELATIVISM SOCIAL ORIGINAL ACTUAL SIN FREEDOM MENTAL ILLNESS

137. Humanities - FR87206.TXT - The Moral Dimensions of Publius' Statecraft
Kenneth L. Grasso

Using the erroneous position taken by George Will in his book "Statecraft As Soulcraft", namely that the American founding fathers disregarded morality in their governmental institutions and their political teachings, Kenneth Grasso, in one of the best studies on this subject ever published, clearly demonstrates that the founders insisted that a virtuous populace was indispensable to the success of the American Constitutional system.

138. Humanities - FR87206.ZIP - The Moral Dimensions of Publius' Statecraft
Kenneth L. Grasso

Using the erroneous position taken by George Will in his book "Statecraft As Soulcraft", namely that the American founding fathers disregarded morality in their governmental institutions and their political teachings, Kenneth Grasso, in one of the best studies on this subject ever published, clearly demonstrates that the founders insisted that a virtuous populace was indispensable to the success of the American Constitutional system.

139. Humanities - BURNING.TXT - The Nunnery As Menace: The Burning of the Charlestown Convent, 1834
Jeanne Hamilton, O.S.U.

The painful story of the burning of the Ursuline Convent and school of Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1834 in the New England of Andrew Jackson's second administration.

140. Humanities - BURNING.ZIP - The Nunnery As Menace: The Burning of the Charlestown Convent, 1834
Jeanne Hamilton, O.S.U.

The painful story of the burning of the Ursuline Convent and school of Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1834 in the New England of Andrew Jackson's second administration.

141. Humanities - ZPASSART.HTM - The Passion as Christian Artwork
ZENIT

In this essay Father Jesús Villagrasa, professor of metaphysics at the Regina Apostolorum Pontifical Athenaeum, looks at Mel Gibson's film The Passion of the Christ in the light of John Paul II's Letter to Artists. CULTURE MEDIA

142. Humanities - PSYCHOMO.HTM - The Pastoral Care of Homosexual Persons: A Psychological Note
Bartholomew Kiely

This article (January 1987) provides background information on the then recent Letter to Bishops of the Catholic Church, from the Congregation for Doctrine of the Faith, on "Pastoral Care of Homosexual Persons." Its purpose is to "communicate to the reader (presumed not to be a specialist in psychology) a synthetic view of the homosexual condition as seen by contemporary psychology." MORAL VALUES RELATIVISM PSYCHIATRY LESBIAN COMPLEMENTARITY DISORDER GRADUALNESS PROPORTIONALISM

143. Humanities - PENPITS.TXT - The Pendulum and the Pits
Rupert J. Ederer

Essay on the worldwide problem, especially in the wake of the fall of Communism, of a pendulum swing from total state control to individualist chaos, and the need for subsidiarity.

144. Humanities - PENPITS.ZIP - The Pendulum and the Pits
Rupert J. Ederer

Essay on the worldwide problem, especially in the wake of the fall of Communism, of a pendulum swing from total state control to individualist chaos, and the need for subsidiarity.

145. Humanities - zreligplur.htm - The Political Problem of Religious Pluralism
ZENIT

As the problem of maintaining public order in pluralistic societies continues to vex political theorists, some are rethinking the modern liberal project. One such political philosopher is Thaddeus Kozinski, an assistant professor of humanities, philosophy, and theology at Wyoming Catholic College. Kozinski explained to ZENIT why a "confessional" state, that is, one in which Catholicism is the official religion, is necessary to provide a proper foundation for human flourishing. COMMON GOOD RAWLS MARITAIN MACINTYRE POLITICS

146. Humanities - PGUIDE.HTM - The Politician's Guide
George J. Marlin

The politician's Guide to Assisted Suicide, Cloning, and Other Current Controversies presents the philosophical and historical background to some of the toughest moral issues facing the politician of today. NATURAL LAW CONSTITUTION SUPREME COURT JURISPRUDENCE CONGRESS EUTHANASIA DEATH PENALTY CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

147. Humanities - ZLIFRELI.HTM - The Pope, Bush, Right-to-Life and Religious Freedom
ZENIT

At his meeting (4 June 2004) with U.S. President, George Bush, John Paul II acknowledged the Bush administration's commitment to the right to life and the family. Why did the Holy Father highlight these values? ZENIT interviewed philosopher Father Jesús Villagrasa, of the Legionaries of Christ, who analyzed the topics the Pope discussed with President Bush, not only on this visit but also in their two previous meetings. RELIGIOUS FREEDOM OF RELIGION PLURALISM RELATIVISM PERSON

148. Humanities - zthanks.htm - The Psychology Behind Giving Thanks
ZENIT

The spirit of thanksgiving contributes to mental health and ultimately leads to God, says a Catholic psychologist. Dr. Paul Vitz is a professor of psychology at the Arlington-based Institute for the Psychological Sciences and a professor emeritus of New York University. VIRTUES GRATITUDE EUCHARIST

149. Humanities - FR87205.TXT - The Real Bicentennial: Notes on the Continuing Quest for a Therapy of Order
Donald J. D'Elia

In this most interesting article, Dr. Donald D'Elia exposes the error that the Founding Fathers were generally atheists, agnostics or mere deists. He selects especially the thought of Dr. Benjamin Rush as an example of a person of deeply held Christian beliefs who understood the American experiment as having its roots in man seen as an image of God and the need for a "therapy of order" in accord with that view.

150. Humanities - morriswest.htm - The Risk of Writing
Enrico Reggiani

The article summarizes the work of Morris West, an Australian Catholic writer, whose experience as a Vatican correspondent enabled him to produce three novels about fictional popes, the most famous being The Shoes of the Fisherman, which foreshadowed the election of Bl. John Paul II. CLOWNS OF GOD LAZARUS CHRISTIAN BROTHERS SEANNACH

151. Humanities - VATMOD.HTM - The Role of the Vatican in the Modern World
Eugene V. Rostow

In March 1967, Mr. Eugene V. Rostow, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, addressed a conference on "The Vatican and Peace" at Boston College. His speech (reprinted in LOR)shows how multi- leveled the Vatican's international influence is. PAPACY DIPLOMACY

152. Humanities - RCPSY.TXT - The Roman Catholic Psychiatrist
Luz G. Gabriel, M.D.

The psychiatrist who is zealous for the Catholic Faith, obedient to the Church's Magisterium and earnest in the support of traditional family values sees in bold relief the reciprocal relationship and the common relevance of Roman Catholicism, the family and the medical science of psychiatry. This article focuses on three key items: (1) some vital concepts of the traditional family; (2) an overlooked technique or approach in clinical practice; and (3) the wisdom of Catholic precepts.

153. Humanities - THEOTRAD.TXT - The Theology of Tradition in the American Church
Gerald P. Fogarty, S.J.

A scholarly study of the theology of traditon in the Church in the United States from the late 18th century to the present. Raises interesting questions about the precise nature of tradtion as a means of revelation. This article appeared in the Fall 1996 issue of "U.S. Catholic Historian."

154. Humanities - THEOTRAD.ZIP - The Theology of Tradition in the American Church
Gerald P. Fogarty, S.J.

A scholarly study of the theology of traditon in the Church in the United States from the late 18th century to the present. Raises interesting questions about the precise nature of tradtion as a means of revelation. This article appeared in the Fall 1996 issue of "U.S. Catholic Historian."

155. Humanities - zjapan.htm - The Vatican: A Japanese Perspective
ZENIT

Japan and the Vatican have a lot of reasons to intensify relations in the coming years, especially regarding cooperation in Africa, says the Japanese Ambassador to the Holy See, Kagefumi Ueno. In this interview with ZENIT, the ambassador also offers a Japanese perspective of the Vatican, and some thoughts on why Catholics only comprise 0.5% of Japan's population. BUDDHISM ISLAM INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE POLYTHEISM

156. Humanities - ZARCHIT.HTM - Thinkers Behind the Culture of Death
ZENIT

Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche, Ayn Rand and Wilhelm Reich may have hoped to cure the world of its ills, but instead their ideas contributed immensely to the modern sickness that John Paul II has called the "culture of death." How the writings of a few influential thinkers contributed to the formation of the present culture of death is the subject of a three-part ZENIT interview with Donald DeMarco, adjunct professor of philosophy at Holy Apostles College and Seminary, in Connecticut. WILL EXISTENTIALISM UTOPIANISM FREUD MARXISM COMMUNISM MEDIA PERSONALISM

157. Humanities - zbelief.htm - Unbelief and Bad Belief
ZENIT

Indifference or hostility to religion is a well-established phenomenon in many Western countries. Serious consequences follow when secular society is unable to appreciate religious sensibilities. This the situation addressed by a March 2004 plenary assembly of the Pontifical Council for Culture. The resulting document, "The Christian Faith at the Dawn of the New Millennium and the Challenge of Unbelief and Religious Indifference," is summarized in this ZENIT article. SCIENCE EVIL SECULARIZATION YOUTH EVANGELIZATION

158. Humanities - CHARITY.HTM - What Makes Charity 'Christian'?
Archbishop Paul Josef Cordes

On 10 September 2001, Archbishop Paul Josef Cordes, President of the Pontifical Council "Cor Unum", participated in the annual meeting of the Catholic Charities at Newark, New Jersey. In his address, he distinguished Christian charity from other forms of philanthropy by the close connection Christians find between love of neighbor and love of God. SHEMÁ CRS CARITAS DIAKONIA

159. Humanities - ZSOCDOCT.HTM - What the Church's Social Doctrine Is Built on
ZENIT

This is ZENIT's adapted translation of an address given by Legionary of Christ Father Thomas D. Williams, dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum Pontifical University, on the Church's social doctrine. The address was given in Italian, 19 Sept. 2003, at an international theological forum organized by the Vatican Congregation for the Clergy. Of particular interest is the description of four columns on which the foundation of Catholic social doctrine, love of God and neighbor, rests. DIGNITY PERSON COMMON GOOD SOLIDARITY SUBSIDIARITY POLITICAL POLITICS ECONOMICS CULTURE

160. Humanities - secularworld.htm - What We Face in a Secularized World
Father Justin Huber

Fr Justin Huber, Parochial Vicar of Holy Redeemer in Kensington, Maryland, raises the question of how priests and all of the Catholic faithful are to re-propose the Gospel in a way that addresses the contemporary culture and its concerns. His conclusion is that we must recognize and overcome "whatever emotional obstacles stand in the way of a relationship with the person of Jesus Christ." POLITICS PSYCHOLOGY NEW EVANGELIZATION REASON

161. Humanities - zrelbelief.htm - Where Is Religious Belief Headed?
Father John Flynn, LC

Father Flynn examines the current state of religious belief in the U.S. As may be expected, it has become increasingly vague and incoherent in recent years, with "spirituality" being preferred over religion, and moral principles based on feeling rather than reason. RELATIVISM BIBLE MAINLINE EVANGELICAL PENTACOSTAL PROTESTANTS CATHOLICS INDIVIDUALISM

162. Humanities - zhateforg.htm - Why Hating Is Too Easy and Forgiving Is Too Hard
ZENIT

Though hatred ferments within a person and prevents positive achievements, still, it seems to be on the rise. Doctor Paul C. Vitz, associate professor and senior scholar at the Institute for the Psychological Sciences, is asking why. Vitz is researching hatred and its role as a barrier to forgiveness. ZENIT spoke with him about his research and some of the underlying causes for hate. NARCISSISM TERRORISM MEDIA

163. Humanities - ZAMERDEM.HTM - Why Orestes Brownson Believed the U.S. Needed the Church
ZENIT

Orestes Brownson believed that only the Catholic understanding of the relation between reason and Revelation can make sense of the undeniable truth of America's founding principles. So says Peter Augustine Lawler, the Dana Professor of Government at Berry College and author of several books. In this inteview, Lawler relayed to ZENIT the thought of the 19th-century Catholic philosopher and convert. POLITICS PANTHEISM DE TOCQUEVILLE DEMOCRACY SOCIAL CONTRACT ATHEISM REPUBLIC