The Doctrinal Development of Islam

Not unlike the history of doctrinal development in the Catholic Church, the possibility of doctrinal development within the Islam has been studied, discussed and whether

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ethics, things that last

The Things That Last

This column is the first in a three part series concerning ethics, human happiness, and their connection to “the things that last.” Searching for a

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mass, prayer, petition, funeral, worship

Mirrors Darkly

Truth Truth is what is. Truth is the real. We error-prone and sometimes reality-denying human beings have the truth when what we think about corresponds

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A Thinker, A Man Of Faith

There is a famous thinker whose works have been condemned, whose books, in the past, were prohibited by the Catholic Church, and who has been

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Where is Truth?

In a recent column, I discussed the definition of truth as “what is.” Truth is the equation of thought and thing. It is the conformity

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The Natural Desire for God

Hunger to know St. Thomas Aquinas teaches that we have a natural desire for God. This desire has its origin in our intellects, so it

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Just the Moral Facts, Ma’am

As I write this article, former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is giving some young cyberpunks a much-needed lesson in moral facts. Here’s the story:

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Is God Controlled by Logic?

Christians agree that God is omnipotent and sovereign, meaning that He is able to do all things. The Nicene Creed proclaims faith in “one God,

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Autonomy Gone Wild!

In this modern era, all faithfully Christian people run up against a concept that is often hard to overcome and not always a conscious part

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