Monthly Archives: February 2013

Chesterton: Irreligion is the opium of the people.

G.K. Chesterton, (Christendom in Dublin, p. 58): The Truth is that it is only by believing in God that we can ever criticise the Government. Once abolish the God, and the Government becomes the God… Lenin only fell inbto a … Continue reading

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On the Relationship Between Faith and Reason

Fr. Barron discusses Faith and Reason, quoting Hamlet, “There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” (Hamlet (1.5.166-7), Hamlet to Horatio)

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C.S. Lewis: What we want is not more little books about Christianity

One of the best Christian Apologists, C.S. Lewis, of the 20th Century had this to say about Apologetics: I believe that any Christian who is qualified to write a good popular book on any science may do much more by … Continue reading

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The Alleged Conflict Between Science and Faith

Physicist and Priest, Andrew Pinset, lectures on Faith and Science:

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Where love rejoices, there is festivity: Fat Tuesday and Ash Wednesday

Saint John Chrysostom said “Ubi caritas gaudet, ibi est festivas, Where love rejoices, there is festivity.” In the Catholic Church, “Fat Tuesday” or Mardi Gras is a festival that precedes the penitential season of Lent. Why celebrate before Lent? Because … Continue reading

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Why Are We Bored?

Peter Kreeft (Back to Virtue, p. 156-157): Now why are we bored? Why this distinctively modern phenomenon? The very word for it did not exist in premodern languages! Above all, how do we explain the irony that the very society … Continue reading

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Fair As The Moon (Incredible Video)

“Who is she that cometh forth as the morning rising, fair as the moon, bright as the sun, terrible as an army set in array?” (Song of Songs 6:10) (More details at APOD and Bad Astronomy on Slate.)

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