Friday 16 February: The compelling words of the prophet Isaiah in the first reading help us to identify a distortion of the virtue of asceticism.
Anthony Egan SJ suggests that while Pope Benedict’s 2010 comments about the use of condoms in the prevention of the spread of HIV do not, contrary to what has been reported, mark a break away from Catholic teaching, there is in fact a subtle innovation behind his words.
How can we avoid reverting to an understanding of science and theology being in conflict with one another, and instead work towards a ‘constructive mutual engagement’?
Were Columbus, Galileo, Freud and Darwin really swimming against the intellectual current of their times, or is there more to their stories than meets the eye?
In a three-part series for Thinking Faith, Michael Fuller, an Anglican priest with a background in organic chemistry, will challenge popular notions about the relationship between science and theology.
Isabel Smyth SND examines the origins of Nostra aetate, the Second Vatican Council’s decree on the Church and other faiths, and the enormous impact it had on inter-faith relations.
Brian Kilbey argues that we can think about God's creativity in a way that recognises and welcomes the full value of the theory of evolution and the insights that it offers.
As Pope Benedict XVI is welcomed by the Scottish public on the streets of Edinburgh, there is much anticipation of what he will say to the people of the UK over the course of his four-day visit.
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