Know the Faith

Catholics and Scripture

We are told that it is very important to know ourselves; that we must know who we are.  Though this is true, we can only come to know who we are by knowing who our creator is.  We need to know God before we can know ourselves.  But, how can we come to know God?  […]

A Meditation on the ‘Logos’

To say that Christianity is irrational is to know nothing about it.  In any case, it would be more adequate to say that certain truths about the Christian faith are suprarational or that they transcend reason.  But even that is only a partial truth.  They are suprarational from the standpoint of human reason.  That is, […]

Letter to a Young Agnostic Catholic – “The Playing Field”

I am writing this letter for a friend but also, in part, for myself and for anyone who has ever had doubts about his or her Catholic faith.  So as not to keep you in suspense, I will tell you that I am indeed fully Catholic, and do not consider myself an Agnostic, but also […]

Being a Christian…

What does it mean to be a Christian/Catholic, a follower of Christ? It’s a very daunting task to summarize it all in one blog post, for sure. Nevertheless, here is my humble attempt. Sometimes when it comes to theology I think it’s helpful when trying to understand something if I know what it’s NOT. So […]

The (Imaginary) Conflict Between the Church and the Scientists

If you ever find yourself in the mood for stirring up some controversy when hanging out with some of your non-believing friends, I would suggest that you bring up the topic of the Catholic Church and science. You can begin by saying something along the lines of, “I love how the Catholic faith has always […]

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