Articles by Tim Muldoon

A Spirituality of Orality

July 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Nearly 25 years ago, the Jesuit scholar of language Walter J. Ong wrote a seminal work on the difference between spoken and written language, and how the use of these different forms of [...]

A Spirituality of Study

October 16, 2015 // 3 Comments

For students and teachers involved in academic life, early fall can feel like being shot out of a cannon. It can be jarring to move from the slow pace of summer rest into the overscheduled life of [...]

Care of the Person, Care of the Self

July 14, 2015 // 5 Comments

Care of the person (cura personalis) is one of the common principles of Ignatian spirituality and pedagogy. It is rooted in the faith that God has created me to do some good in the world, and that [...]

Waltzing with God

January 22, 2015 // 1 Comment

Leah Libresco, a former atheist and a fellow writer at Patheos, describes in America Magazine how she came to appreciate praying the rosary: Since I’m a convert, learning to pray was basically like [...]

Marriage as Conversion

October 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

A member of Contemplative Leaders in Action, my former student E. writes a lovely blog, A Call to Joy. In light of recent news about the Synod on the Family, which is addressing neuralgic questions [...]

Love in Hell

September 16, 2014 // 1 Comment

Rod Dreher offers a thoughtful reflection on his first read of Dante’s Divine Comedy in his late 40’s, discovering a wish that he’d read it much earlier in his life. It is, he says, [...]

When Love Becomes an Instinct

June 13, 2014 // 2 Comments

What would it be like to practice love so regularly, so faithfully, over the course of a lifetime, such that one’s habit of loving becomes so ingrained into the fabric of one’s soul, that [...]

To Fight and Not to Heed the Wounds

May 21, 2014 // 10 Comments

In celebration of our fifth anniversary, we’ve invited our dotMagis bloggers to reflect on the individual lines of St. Ignatius’s Prayer for Generosity. In his book Open Mind, Faithful Heart, [...]

After the Ignatian Workout for Lent Retreat

April 28, 2014 // 3 Comments

Thank you to all who joined in our Ignatian Workout for Lent. To close this retreat, Tim Muldoon invites you to consider the graces of Easter and how to integrate them into daily life. If you’re [...]
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