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Dr Kania’s Articles

Articles (in English) published in Church and Life

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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Cry Freedom – Part II

By Dr. Andrew Thomas Kania   A question came up recently in class: “Sir, if you had the knowledge that you do today about world events, and were some how able to be transported back in time to Braunau am ...

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Cry Freedom – Part I

By Dr. Andrew Thomas Kania Recently an entry came up on a Facebook page – it was an image of a word carved into the sand on the shore of a beach. The word was: “Freedom”. The story behind this ...

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