faith and reason


Evangelizing in the PostModern World

In today’s postmodern world it is a common cultural assumption that we all live by our own “truth,” worldview, or ethical principles.  They are merely subjectively chosen without regard to any real traction in the extra-mental world around us.  They give our lives meaning because we choose them as one choses a favorite ice cream […]

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, […]

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 […]