When he first encountered the work of Cormac McCarthy as a college student in the mid-'90s, Assistant Professor of Ministry Studies Matthew Potts became spellbound by the novelist, whose dark and violent narratives have led readers deep into history (Blood Meridian) and forward into a post-apocalyptic future (The Road). Read more about Light Beyond Violence
On Aug. 5, 2012, a white supremacist walked into a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisc., and started shooting. The story of that horror, and the healing that came after, is the focus of a short documentary, "Waking in Oak Creek."
HDS professor Francis Clooney, S.J. writes in American Magazine that Donald Trump's latest call to exclusion is not only deeply offensive to Muslims, it is an abomination to people of other faith traditions as well.