Sojourns with Schall

Islam and the London killings

March 28, 2017 James V. Schall, S.J. 1

I.  In London this past week, on March 22nd, a British-born Muslim, Kalid Masood, drove a truck into pedestrians crossing the Westminster Bridge, near the historic Parliament building. Masood next jumped out of the truck, […]

Sojourns with Schall

On the first day of Spring

March 20, 2017 James V. Schall, S.J. 0

Exactly four years ago on the First Day of Spring, I left Washington to come here to Los Gatos in California. The day of departure, the Spring Equinox, was deliberately chosen. The days become longer; […]

Sojourns with Schall

The Subjective Church

February 26, 2017 James V. Schall, S.J. 0

I. In all institutions we find a difference between what the constitutions or authorized descriptions define them to be and what they turn out to be in practice. We hear of two constitutions—one “written” and […]