The Personalist Project

Posts followed by Devra Torres:

4/30/17 My Flying Lesson: In Defense of Fun (2)
4/30/17 How Not to Fix the Healthcare Mess (3)
4/30/17 A Sad Question (1)
3/31/17 Gaslighting and its Near Relations (3)
2/28/17 The Power of Prayer? (2)
1/31/17 Hopeless But Not Serious: Standing up to evil without losing your peace (4)
1/31/17 Not the Way I Would Run an Incarnation (2)
12/31/16 Sometimes Baby Steps Don't Cut It (2)
12/31/16 Using Conversational Techniques on People: Abomination or Common Sense? (6)
11/30/16 Subjectivity and conscience (3)
8/31/16 Naaman the Syrian and Me: On Finally Becaming a Novena Person (2)
8/31/16 Jesus is Not Your Buddy, But... (6)
7/31/16 Taking That First (Excruciatingly Obvious) Step (7)
7/31/16 Nitty-Gritty Applications of the "Universal Destination of Goods" (2)
6/30/16 Aging Gracefully (Or Not) (5)
6/30/16 Seven Quick Takes: Most Marriages are Invalid? (32)
4/30/16 The Limits of "Identifying As" (6)
4/30/16 The Overregulated Soul (2)
4/30/16 Check Your Privilege? An Obnoxious Mantra's Grains of Truth (5)
2/29/16 On Pink Elephants and Jen Fulwiler's Conversion Story (5)
1/31/16 Hanging Onto Your Free Will (All Day Long) (4)
12/31/15 The Good that Depends on Us: Jacques Philippe Meets Flylady (4)
12/31/15 Everyday Forgiveness (8)
10/31/15 In Praise of the Inefficient Care of Persons (4)
10/31/15 The Limits of Teachable Moments (3)
9/30/15 The Post-Francis Effect (3)
8/31/15 Taking Subjectivity Seriously (without sinking into subjectivism) (22)
7/31/15 Virtue Privilege? (6)
7/31/15 Laudato Si: Beyond the talking points (3)
6/30/15 Living on Borrowed Social Capital (3)
6/30/15 Bruce Jenner and the Primordial Given (11)
5/31/15 Ralph Martin and the Language of Personal Decision (6)
4/30/15 The prodigal liberality of the father (13)
2/28/15 Martyrs on Video (6)
2/28/15 Beyond Male and Female? (6)
2/28/15 Jane Austen, Call Your Office (2)
1/31/15 Redesigned website (2)
12/31/14 Assessment Run Amok (2)
11/30/14 Who Cares What You Think? (2)
11/30/14 Death with What? Brittany Maynard, Veterans Day, and the lure of the pseudo-obvious (2)
9/30/14 The Trouble with Hagiography (5)
9/30/14 Too Much, Too Little, Too Late (26)
8/31/14 Becoming Who You Are, Even If You're Not Sure Who That Is (7)
7/31/14 Juan Antonio and the Personalist Manager (2)
7/31/14 Immigration: Impediments to the Conversation (26)
7/31/14 Cardinal Dolan disappoints (26)
6/30/14 A New Wrinkle in the Modesty Debate (50)
6/30/14 Where Do I Apply for my Introvert's Exemption? (4)
5/31/14 The Power of Bad Example (4)
5/31/14 Beyond "Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin" (9)
5/31/14 "The Third Way: Homosexuality and the Catholic Church" (7)
4/30/14 Who Are We to Judge? (4)
4/30/14 Protagoras and Me (3)
4/30/14 Everybody's a Critic (6)
3/31/14 The Neomalthusianism of Captain Kirk (2)
2/28/14 Should We Redistribute the Children? (6)
2/28/14 Straight Talk about Unconditional Love (5)
1/31/14 What Would Tolkein Do? Mixed Feelings about Self-Promotion (11)
1/31/14 How to rid yourself of gall (4)
1/31/14 New Year's Resolution Reality Check (9)
12/31/13 Edith Stein, Heidegger, and Conversion (11)
12/31/13 Evangelizing the Complacent (9)
12/31/13 Parenting Persons (6)
12/31/13 Merry Christmas, You Miserable Pagan! (2)
11/30/13 The Wide-Awake Life (3)
11/30/13 Proselytism vs. Evangelism: Round Two (58)
10/31/13 Opening Wide the Doors of the Field Hospital (2)
9/30/13 A Problem of Translation? (11)
9/30/13 Has Pope Francis Gone Too Far? (2)
9/30/13 "No Good Options" (5)
8/31/13 How Not to Pray (10)
8/31/13 Coming Out Celibate (9)
8/31/13 God and Man at EMU (2)
7/31/13 It's Not My Fault! (10)
6/30/13 On Culture Shock and Spiritual Fibromyalgia (8)
6/30/13 8 Reminders for fathers of marriageable daughters (11)
6/30/13 The Self-Referential Person: What I Didn't Mean (3)
6/30/13 On the Self-Referential Person (9)
6/30/13 The Least I Need to Do (5)
6/30/13 Why You Shouldn't Worry About What Pope Francis Might Do Next (0)
5/31/13 My Personalist Mother (2)
5/31/13 Tenderness and maturity (7)
5/31/13 Beyond Biology (3)
4/30/13 Reductionism and Other Mental Illnesses (4)
4/30/13 Not all pursuit of truth is good (4)
4/30/13 The bible: which parts are culturally relative, which parts are timeless? (18)
4/30/13 Worse than a Nanny State (5)
4/30/13 Sneak Preview (6)
4/30/13 Of Charisms and Comfort Zones (5)
3/31/13 All Things to All Men (3)
3/31/13 The Chief Rabbi on Marriage, Part Two (8)
3/31/13 The Chief Rabbi of France and the Irreversible Scrambling of Sexual Identity (8)
2/28/13 Self-Esteem Without Selfishness: Increasing Your Capacity for Love (6)
2/28/13 God's will and ours: how they meet (10)
2/28/13 Our decisions belong to us; we are responsible for them (47)
2/28/13 Person, office, freedom, duty (1)
2/28/13 Mental injustices an obstacle to communion (5)
2/28/13 Dictatorship of Realism? (6)
2/28/13 Seven Quick Takes: Immigration (16)
1/31/13 The Circle of Irreplaceability: Making the Case for Marriage (3)
1/31/13 From Pawns to Battering Rams, or What Are the Laypeople For? (3)
1/31/13 A "Personal" Lord and Savior? (4)
12/31/12 Some Arguments Against Gay Marriage, and Why They Won't Work (5)
12/31/12 To medicalize evil is to deny personal dignity (6)
12/31/12 Gaudete Sunday by the Waters of Babylon (5)
11/30/12 7 Quick Takes: Consumerism and its Discontents (6)
11/30/12 Three Hopeful Consequences of an Awful Election (10)
10/31/12 In Praise of Halloween (4)
10/31/12 The Gabe Axiom (6)
10/31/12 Making Sure We Don't See God as Us Writ Large (continued) (5)
9/30/12 Parents, Share Your Faults with Your Kids. They Love It! (3)
9/30/12 A God in Our Image and Likeness (6)
9/30/12 One More Time: Man and Woman, Head and Heart, Equality and Complementarity (21)
9/30/12 A Personalist Universe (8)
9/30/12 How should a Catholic university treat gay alumni? (19)
9/30/12 Personalist meditation of the day (2)
9/30/12 Judge Not, Even During Election Season (7)
9/30/12 Whom shall we serve? God or Government? (1)
8/31/12 In Praise of Hypocrisy (No, Not Really) (5)
8/31/12 Overcoming Practical Pessimism (23)
8/31/12 Equality and Leadership in Marriage: the Example of Van and Davy (23)
8/31/12 Boys Love, Not Just to Hit, But to Get Hit. Are Girls the Same? (6)
8/31/12 On Prayer, Both Second-Hand and Spontaneous (7)
8/31/12 Mark Shea jumps the shark on Paul Ryan (18)
8/31/12 Are wives supposed to submit to their husbands? (40)
8/31/12 Judge Not, and Construct Not, Either. (5)
8/31/12 Two things I dislike (1)
8/31/12 C. S. Lewis on Forgiveness (2)
7/31/12 God Has a Wonderful Plan for Your Life, But What If He Won't Tell You What It Is? (27)
7/31/12 Dr. Seuss: Personalist or Radical Individualist? (2)
7/31/12 God is a Personalist: the anecdotal evidence (5)
7/31/12 Forgiveness and dysfunction (25)
6/30/12 Despite the Hype, Toss PowerPoint in the Can (6)
6/30/12 Symptoms of Deeper Problems in Muslim Theocracies (as in Western Democracies) (1)
6/30/12 Love and Self-Esteem: English translation in progress (3)
6/30/12 Kierkegaard Goes to Walmart (2)
6/30/12 Toward a Personalist Approach to Homosexual Attraction (12)
6/30/12 The post-modern loss of truth (2)
6/30/12 Overregulating the Person (9)
5/31/12 A Problem and a Fear about SSM (5)
5/31/12 Oh, No, Not That Again! Revisiting Self-Esteem (11)
5/31/12 The Outsourced Self? (10)
5/31/12 Cardinal George sounds a strong warning (12)
5/31/12 Is Kierkegaard expecting too much from mere mortals? (6)
5/31/12 Judge Not? (8)
5/31/12 Faith: real and concrete and human (4)
5/31/12 Misery and Earthly Optimism (2)
5/31/12 Procreation and Human Dignity in the Philippines, or What About the Hard Cases? (2)
5/31/12 Teach your children well (10)
4/30/12 Misery and Escapism (3)
4/30/12 In Defense of Unimpressive Persons (13)
4/30/12 Should A Cardinal Confirm A Practicing Homosexual Parish Council Member? Some Critical Reflections (16)
4/30/12 Angst and the Christian Life (4)
4/30/12 What The Hunger Games miss (53)
4/30/12 Diversity: Reclaiming a Buzzword (10)
4/30/12 Silence (4)
4/30/12 Catholicism and Personalism: Not Such Strange Bedfellows (20)
3/31/12 What's wrong with opining (1)
3/31/12 Two Thoughts on "One Flesh" (15)