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Reviving the Love for Economic Justice
Krijn Pansters   |   October 1, 2021
Ethics | Economy

It is realistic to hope that economies and markets can be subordinated to the higher goals of civic friendship and justice because experience reveals love as the telos of human existence.

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Can Franciscans Be Angry
Krijn Pansters   |   September 30, 2021

We apparently allow Jesus a range of emotions, but that range becomes sharply reduced for our favorite saints, especially Francis of Assisi.

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Staying Connected
Krijn Pansters   |   September 24, 2021
Church | Society | Spirituality

In this short interview, the new Franciscan leader says staying connected with people is a priority.

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The Martyrdom of the Franciscans
Krijn Pansters   |   September 23, 2021

A study of three hundred years of medieval Franciscan history convincingly demonstrates how martyrdom functioned as a central tenet of Franciscan identity.

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Creativity and Imagination
Krijn Pansters   |   September 20, 2021

Bonaventure employs images throughout his works, especially those of spiritual theology. To glance over these images is to miss much of what he is telling us.

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