Author: Matt Spotts, SJ

Matt is a native of Cincinnati and entered the Jesuits after graduating from Fordham University. He has a master’s degree in Early Modern European history from Saint Louis University with a concentration in the religious and cultural life of the Reformation era. Near associates report that his actual areas of specialty have much more to do with period dramas, obsessive sports fandom, and hot caffeinated beverages. He lives in Indianapolis where he teaches courses in history and religious studies at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School.

Contact: [email protected]@mspottssj

What do non-believers have to say about belief?

Los ateos admiran al papa Francisco. ¿Y qué?

Joy Mosaic by Nutmeg Designs at Flickr

The Rhetoric of Joy: Why Pope Francis is Hearable

Joy Mosaic by Nutmeg Designs at Flickr

La retórica de la alegría: por qué se escucha al Papa Francisco

What does the Fox say

So what DOES the fox say?!

What do non-believers have to say about belief?

Atheist Admires Pope Francis. So What?

Dance of Death by Michael Wogemut, via Wikimedia Commons

L.A. Plague Squirrel and Cultural Memory

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine. (c) 2013 Rolling Stone. All rights reserved.

“Rockstar” Terrorist: On the Rolling Stone Controversy

Inter Ultras. Photo credit InvernoDreaming via Flickr Creative Commons

Worth Reading: When the Beautiful Game Turns Ugly

Nobody Expects...

What’s So Weird About A Jesuit Pope?

Papal Election w: Rosary & Flag by Catholic Church (England and Wales) at Flickr

A Pope Prays, the Digital World Pauses