WWJD About Sweatshops?

I hate sweatshops. I loathe the idea that a global or local economy should embrace industrial sweatshops along with the agricultural equivalent type of work

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We Can\’t All Be Good Cooks

I’m a notoriously bad cook. Please no lectures on how easy cooking is. Seriously, I’m not only a bad cook, I just hate cooking. I

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Taking Aquinas Serieslessly

Current presentations of the Aristotelian/Thomistic arguments of the Unmoved Mover and the First Cause reject infinite series while often appearing to endorse finite series. This

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Unraveling Saint Buddha

I see his blood upon the rose And in the stars the glory of his eyes, His body gleams amid eternal snows, His tears fall

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My Encounters With the Devil

You are probably expecting to read about some out-of-this world experience that brought me face to face with the \”Father of Lies\”, but I have

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Privacy In The Bible

Even though we may not find the word in scripture, the Bible does give us guidelines regarding privacy. When Adam and Eve ate of the

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What is Freedom?

For as long as I can remember, Independence Day celebrations, though filled with family gatherings, fireworks and parades, have also called us to reflect on

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Socrates or Jesus?

     In his book, Socrates: A Man for Our Times, the author Paul Johnson suggests that getting to know Socrates better might help us through our current

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This is Starting to Sound Elizabethan

Msgr. Robert Hugh Benson wrote a novel Come Rack! Come Rope! about religious persecution during the Elizabethan era in England. This more-than-just-a-novel shows the gradualness

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Who is Obsessed With Sex?

You\’ve heard it a million times, repeated as some sort of secular gospel: the Catholic Church is simply obsessed with sex. This obsession with the

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