Tim Muldoon

Tim Muldoon is the author of a number of books, including The Ignatian Workout and Living Against the Grain, and teaches in the Department of Philosophy at Boston College.
Books by Tim Muldoon

Tim's Books

  • Living Against the Grain: How to Make Decisions That Lead to an Authentic Life
  • The Ignatian Workout: Daily Spiritual Exercises for a Healthy Faith
  • The Ignatian Workout for Lent
  • Longing to Love: A Memoir of Desire, Relationships, and Spiritual Transformation

Beautiful Purpose

As I gain some distance from my immersion in watching the Winter Olympics, I've been distilling in my mind the lasting impressions.  I've always been a huge fan of...


Last month America Magazine awarded its 2009 Campion Award to Dr. Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury-- a remarkable move, since the award is named after St. Edmund Campion,...

War and Games

Consider this my "overthinking the Super Bowl" post.  (Wait till I get to the Olympics!) First things first: I've always loved sports, and I've always enjoyed the Super Bowl.  I...

God Is Acting

I'm three weeks into a new semester of teaching a course on Ignatian Spirituality at Boston College. It's an absolute delight, both for the subject matter and the smart...

The most beautiful thing in the world

...is a child sleeping.  I am sometimes awed by just the feeling that rises up in me when beholding one of my daughters asleep; it is an intense experience...

Shared Silence

I am on retreat with some 40 Boston College students. For five days, we are keeping silence together and attending to the mystery of God. During a meeting with other guides,...