Matthew Becklo is a husband and father, cultural commentator, and the Content Manager for Bishop Robert Barron's Word on Fire Catholic Ministries. His writing can be found at Word on Fire, Strange Notions, and Aleteia. Follow him @MatthewBecklo on Twitter.
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Books That Rocked My World: Kierkegaard’s “Papers and Journals”
by Matthew Becklo . October 10, 2017 . 0 Comments
The world of books is as deep as it is wonderous. It's amazing how books written centuries ago can still start a spark in our modern minds. C.S. Lewis once said, "It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allo...
Foster the People’s ‘Sacred Hearts Club’: A Summery Cocktail with a Twist of Faith
by Matthew Becklo . August 17, 2017 . 1 Comments
When indie pop band Foster the People marched onto the music scene with their 2010 hit “Pumped Up Kicks” – a toe-tapping single that belied its dark lyrics about an isolated youth contemplating gun viol...
Franciscan Friar on Fire: Fr. Tansi’s Debut Album is Full of Grace
by Matthew Becklo . July 21, 2017 . 0 Comments
In a New York Times photo of Tansi Ibisi, his eyes say it all. The Franciscan novice was looking out the window of St. Crispin Friary chapel in the South Bronx, wearing a gray knit skull cap, gray sweater, and...