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The Trinity: A Mystery for Eternity

June 11, 2022 Carl E. Olson 2

Readings: • Prov 8:22-31 • Ps 8:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 • Rom 5:1-5 • Jn 16:12-15 The apologist and novelist Dorothy Sayers (1893-1957) dryly noted, in an essay titled “The Dogma is the Drama,” that for […]

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Can anything good come out of Hollywood?

June 7, 2022 Carl E. Olson 4

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Douglas Beaumont, about his book The Message Behind the Movie—Reboot: Engaging Film without Disengaging Faith (Ignatius Press, 2022). Douglas earned a Ph.D. in theology from North-West University and […]

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Catholic. And Charismatic.

May 20, 2022 Carl E. Olson 9

Readings: Acts 15:1-2, 22-29 Psa. 67:2-3, 5, 6, 8 Rev. 21:10-14, 22-23 Jn. 14:23-29 What is the largest body of charismatic Christians in the world? And when did the charismatic, or Pentecostal, movement begin? With […]