by Jennie Murphy
Not a day goes by without my seeing a “Jesus” fish on the back of a vehicle. And while my husband and I have one on our own car, how many Christians really know the history or the statement they are making with this symbol?
Deep in the catacombs of Rome, the symbol of the fish adorns the tombs of the buried Christians. These catacombs date back to the time of the first few...
by Matt Sciba
Many things in this world contain extremely confusing names. Take sweetbreads for example. Bread made with an extra helping of sugar, right? Sounds delicious. You’d never think they came from the facial area or internal organs of a farm animal. In the same way, finger sandwiches are equally deceiving, but should seemingly deter the party-goers rather than entice....
It all started with an innocent trip to a Christian bookstore to buy a gift (name and location of store withheld to protect the cheesy). As my wife and I headed to the register, we passed the ever-present impulse items. One such item for sale was a stick-type tire gauge.
A tire gauge at a Christian bookstore, you ask? Yes, because this particular gauge had a cross prominently affixed to it. My...
by Micah Murphy
I take great joy in finding little nuggets of meaningful and useful information in the Bible. I particularly love it when they are trinitarian in nature.
A few months ago, just in time to share with my students, I found the following.
Genesis 1:1-3 (NABRE):
“In the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth —and the earth was without form or shape, with darkness...
I’ve only heard/read a tiny bit of/about Dr. Francis Beckwith, but he always impresses me. A caller to Catholic Answers Live on the show where he was a guest asked him why so many Catholic converts are swayed by reading the Church Fathers. To paraphrase his answer (question is asked about 20 minutes in), he said that he was surprised at the following:
The major issues of agreement among...