‘May we not see God?’: Henry David Thoreau’s Doctrine of Spiritual Senses

I can smell when it’s going to snow.  A peculiar statement by all accounts, but for one who was reared in Bedford, Massachusetts—a town that borders Concord—snow is something of a birthright. …


The Holy Spirit “Artisan of the Eucharist”?

A Critical Analysis and Evaluation of the Epicleses in the Eucharistic Prayers of the Roman Rite Jos Moons, SJ Katholieke Universiteit Leuven/Tilburg University The significance of the Second Vatican Council consists, among other things, of an incipient and unfinished renewal of awareness of the Holy Spirit.…


Pedagogy Toward Refusal

Excerpted from Pedagogical Roundtable “Teaching Antiracism” with Joseph Flipper (Bellarmine University) and Christopher Pramuk (Regis University). People often imagine the university as an institution uniquely positioned for antiracism.…


5 Things to Know about Cryptocurrencies and their Exchanges

1. Crypto is the Data Money, Blockchain is the Accounting System It is wrong to think that Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum are mere digital monies.…


Turkey’s Withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention and Normalization of Male Violence

After decades of progressive reforms, since the early 2010s, Turkey has enacted a series of rollbacks on women’s rights and gender equality.…


The Society of Astrologers (c.1647-1684): Promoting Astrology in Church and in the Pub

People facing plague and quarantine in early modern Europe also turned to astrologers. But rather than being chastised for supporting a ‘pseudoscience’, these people were more likely to be reprimanded for engaging with paganism.


It is Not Just One University: Reflections on the Recent Developments at Boğaziçi University

      The autonomy of universities from politics and the executive branch may sometimes be taken for granted. For this reason, it is worth emphasizing why that autonomy is so important.…


Boğaziçi University Protests and State Homophobia in Turkey

Boğaziçi University Protests and State Homophobia in Turkey