As a priest who studies parasites, John Shea offers an interesting look at the Pope’s new encyclical.
All posts by John Shea, SJ
Before entering the Society of Jesus in 2003, John earned his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in Evolutionary Biology, focusing on parasites and host behavior. He was ordained a priest in 2014.
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A Guaranteed Mystery
Unlike science and philosophy, faith must leave room for Mystery. John Shea considers how belief in Mystery comes with no guarantees.
Worth Reading: Travel Memoirs
Why do we love travel memoirs? John Shea looks at the adventures of some recent college grads.
Kinship with Critters and Cretins
John Shea, parasitologist and Franciscan Jesuit, thinks about kinship with all of Creation–even tapeworms.
A Magician Reveals His Secret
Abracadabra! John Shea talks with a magician whose commitment to service is no slight of hand.
The Polar Vortex and Global Warming
Does the arrival of the Polar Vortex mean that global warming isn’t so bad after all? Or that it’s worse?
TJPodcast: WHO is St. Nick??
John Shea asks a mysterious and pressing question… Just WHO is St. Nick??
The Rejected Stone: Celebrating 50 Years of Doctor Who
John Shea calls our attention to the outsiders — aliens even — who laid the foundation for 50 years of Doctor Who.
Top 5 reasons Dr. Who fans should consider religious life
In honor of National Vocations Week and the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, we present the top 5 reasons Dr. Who fans should consider religious life.