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Borja Vilallonga is a visiting scholar at Columbia University and associate research fellow at the Raymond Aron Center for Sociological and Political Studies, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris, France), where he earned his PhD in 2011. His forthcoming book is entitled "Catholic Modernity: Re-Imagining Catholicism in the Nineteenth Century," under contract with the University of Pennsylvania Press. This work argues that traditional religions like Catholicism embraced a conservative, doctrinally orthodox idea of the modern during the nineteenth century. His last article “The Theoretical Origins of Catholic Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Europe,” appeared in Modern Intellectual History.