Toward a Theology and Spirituality of Rest

Although not everybody is a fan of his methodological approach to theology, his particular conclusions, or his theological starting points, I know of no one who would not readily admit that the late German theologian Karl Rahner was a genius. Even if you disagree with him for substantive or unsubstantial reasons, Rahner’s insight and impact, […]

Dating God Podcast #17 — Stephen Martin: Vocation and the ‘Messy Quest’

In this episode of the Dating God Podcast we welcome author Stephen Martin who talks about his book¬†The Messy Quest for Meaning: Five Catholic Practices for Finding your Vocation¬†(Sorin Books, 2012). The book, which has it’s own Franciscan connection as you’ll hear, focuses on the place of vocation in the lives of all Christians and […]

Special Labor Day Edition of the Dating God Podcast!

This is a special “Labor Day” edition of the Dating God Podcast that features Daniel P. Horan, OFM, discussing (1) a Franciscan approach to Labor Day and the role that work had in the Franciscan spiritual tradition, beginning with Francis of Assisi; and (2) his new book, Franciscan Priesthood: The Possibility of Franciscan Presbyters According […]