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Revert's Rostrum by Casey Chalk

A Tree Grows in St. Louis

ONE HOME IS A GATEWAY TO CATHOLICISM

Casey Chalk

June 2019

A remarkable family and their little spiritual oasis in the Gateway to the West have become, as divine fate would have it, a gateway to Catholicism.

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Judaism’s Nonlinear History of Monotheism

THE ISRAELITES WERE EVER DRAWN TOWARD IDOLS

Casey Chalk

April 2019

The historical moment when Judaism seemed most alive, its pieties and devotions most ubiquitous, was the moment God required an expanded understanding and vision of His nature.

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Learning the Meaning of Longsuffering

REVERT'S ROSTRUM

Casey Chalk

January-February 2019

We all suffer together, we members of the mystical body of Christ. Our every act of virtue contributes to the glory of Christ’s Church.

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The Strange Magnetism of Virtual Fisticuffs

REVERT'S ROSTRUM

Casey Chalk

November 2018

What happens when a fairly obscure writer picks a fight with a Christian YouTube celebrity who has over 200,000 followers?

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Humanae Vitae: A Manual for Better Sex?

REVERT'S ROSTRUM

Casey Chalk

October 2018

Much popular Catholic literature on NFP is utilitarian, claiming that obeying Church teaching results in a happier, more exciting bedroom experience.

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