- The conversion of an atheist Sci-Fi writer
- Faith Gives Hope to Science
- Fundamental physics is in a metaphysical mess and needs help
- Archbishop Chaput on the Evidential Power of Beauty
- The Problem of Evil is Harder for Atheists to Explain
- Faith and reason: the two wings of the human spirit
- Why the New Atheism is Inadequate
- Pope Francis to Atheists and Believers, “Do good: we will meet one another there.”
- Playing at Atheism
- Pope Francis on Atheism: every man is the image of God, whether he is a believer or not.
- Peter Kreeft: God or Atheism — Which Is More Rational?
- Shroud of Turin Dated to 1st Century
- Scientists predict calamity as “fiery comet” approaches
- Dostoevsky: Man Can Live Without Science
- Chesterton: Irreligion is the opium of the people.
Category Archives: God
The conversion of an atheist Sci-Fi writer
Science Fiction author John C. Wright explains his conversion at Strange Notions. Here he explains the beginning of the process: I am more than a presumably rational individual. I was a champion of atheism who gave arguments in favor of … Continue reading
Archbishop Chaput on the Evidential Power of Beauty
A nice reflection on beauty by Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia in his weekly column, he offers these lessons: First, the most powerful kind of witness doesn’t come from a classroom or pulpit. It doesn’t need an academic degree or … Continue reading
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The Problem of Evil is Harder for Atheists to Explain
So argues seminarian Joe Heschmeyer over at Strange Notions. Simply put, the existence of evil is frequently used against theists, but acknowledging that there is such thing as evil then puts the burden back on atheists. But here’s the problem … Continue reading
Why the New Atheism is Inadequate
A recent convert to the Catholic Church speaks of why the New Atheism (in general: Dawkins, Harris and Hitchens) is not enough to approach the big questions. Here is her entire piece in The Catholic Herald. First, the alleged conflict … Continue reading
Playing at Atheism
The Prince in Dostoevsky’s The Idiot is asked about faith and responds: As to faith… One morning I met a man in the train, and made acquaintance with him at once. I had often heard of him as a very … Continue reading
Pope Francis on Atheism: every man is the image of God, whether he is a believer or not.
From (now Pope Francis) Cardinal Bergoglio’s 2010 book On Heaven and Earth, now available in English. When I speak with atheists, I will sometimes discuss social concerns, but I do not propose the problem of God as a starting point, … Continue reading
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Peter Kreeft: God or Atheism — Which Is More Rational?
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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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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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Augustine: Our thoughts go wandering through eternity
Continuing Pieper’s theme (below) that “the whole world would not suffice” to satisfy man’s “thirst for happiness“, Psalm 73:25 asks, “Whom else have I in the heavens? None beside you delights me on earth.” Saint Augustine expounds on this theme: … Continue reading
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