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Quodlibet 22 - Old Testament Saints

Saturday, June 05, 2010
Why have some pre-New Testament people (like St. Anne and St. Joachim) become Saints while others like Isaiah and Moses have not? Read more

Quodlibet 21 - The Vow of Poverty

Thursday, June 03, 2010
What is the Dominican understanding of the vow of poverty in the modern world, asks a Godzdogz reader. Read more

Quodlibet 20 - The Rosary

Monday, May 31, 2010
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Quodlibet 19 - The Transfiguration and its Significance

Monday, May 24, 2010
During the Transfiguration, Jesus is joined by Moses and Elijah. I have always wondered if this tells us that God raised Moses and Elijah to new life before Jesus. Could this be the first resurrection? Read more

Quodlibet 18 - Dominican Women

Monday, May 17, 2010
How Dominican are Dominican women, a Godzdogz reader asks.

Sr Winnie McGarry OP, secretary of Blackfriars Hall and Studium, responds with a reflection on her experience of Dominican life and ministry. Read more

Quodlibet 17 - Iron Seal/Coin Die of the Order

Wednesday, May 12, 2010
A Romanian collector of medieval coins has asked about the symbolism found on the item below. He believes it was used either for sealing documents or as a die, for striking tokens of the Order. Read more

Quodlibet 16 - The Harrowing of Hell

Monday, May 10, 2010
What happened during the Harrowing of Hell? Was it only the faithful Jews who were saved at that time or did Christ's work extend to gentiles as well?
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Quodlibet 15 - Can the Church change its teaching?

Saturday, March 21, 2009
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Quodlibet 14 - Gender in God talk.

Saturday, February 14, 2009
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Quodlibet 13 - Salvation and Hell

Wednesday, November 19, 2008
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