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Dr Kania’s Articles

Articles (in English) published in Church and Life

The Image of Man (cf. Psalm 144: 3-4)

By Dr. Andrew Thomas Kania In his novel, Immortality, Milan Kundera opens up a brilliant polemical discussion between two characters regarding a paradigm shift that he has one character postulate took place in the Western World in the latter half ...

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By Dr. Andrew Thomas Kania We live in peace and prosperity. There are no warplanes soaring above us, deciding by way of government policy or a nervous trigger finger, whether we live or die. We drink good water, we have ...

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The Impossible Dream – Part I

(cf. 1 Corinthians 1: 21) By Dr. Andrew Thomas Kania Daniel S. Burt in his book, The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (2004), places at the pinnacle of his list, a work that has ...

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The Whole Story (cf. John 14: 26)

By Dr. Andrew Thomas Kania William O’Malley S.J. has written that there are some non-negotiables for people who wish to call themselves Christians; O’Malley lists four. First, is the belief that Jesus of Nazareth is Jesus the Christ, the Son ...

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Let Other Lights Shine

By Dr. Andrew Thomas Kania (The Tablet, September 2008) Early Christian missionaries in India and China worked closely with local cultures to create rites that thrived until the Church insisted there should be only one – the Roman Rite. An ...

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Cry Freedom – Part III

By Dr. Andrew Thomas Kania Otto von Bismarck is quoted as having once said: “What we learn from history is that no one learns from history.” For any scholar or student of the past, such a remark should be disconcerting; for a larger ...

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