This essay presents the argument for the existence of God from the existence of existentially contingent entities, the entities of our direct experience. The previous
The argument for God as the first cause of serial contingency is an argument for polytheism. However, the argument fails because God cannot confer on
Whether ancient or modern, atomists are atomists and martyrs are martyrs. With regard to human nature, “there is nothing new under the sun” (Ecclesiastes 1:9).
Simply, the Catholic and Gnostic views of materiality are, respectively, Good and Evil, which engender hope and despair. It is paradoxical that the modern adoration
In an essay in the National Catholic Register, Angelo Stagnaro, in explaining probability, hit the nail on the head. In doing so, he nailed shut
Substantial change, creation, and evolution are commonly acknowledged to be topics in philosophy, theology, and science, respectively. The integration of theology with philosophy within human
Moses set before the people Life and Death; from another aspect, Intelligibility and Inanity. He urged them to choose life (Deuteronomy 30:19). The Transcendentals Life
Historically, theological controversy has led to the development of doctrine. This is quite apparent in the record of the ecumenical councils of the Catholic Church,
The purpose of revelation is not to confirm what man can know of material and immaterial things through his own natural capacity. The purpose is
As Catholics, we believe that God revealed himself gradually to his chosen people, the Jews, and completed this Divine revelation in the Jewish Messiah, the
Reviling someone, whether it is mocking, taunting, or ridiculing, is almost always a sinful act, yet one which many tend to easily forget or overlook
In the encyclical, FIDES ET RATIO (Faith and Reason) Pope St. John Paul II explains how faith and reason are the foundation for human wisdom.