I think one of the most fallacious arguments I’ve heard in the context of debating religion is that the Catholic Church is patently against technology and innovation.
Back in my glory days at Benedictine College, I would often peruse the ‘for sale’ shelf at the school library for the next 5 cent masterpiece that would change my life. The shelf would have more appropriately named ‘pre-combustion row’ and though I rarely found anything worth taking the time to read, the occasional jewel would shine through.
One such book was called The...
John Locke, a man of liberal political ideals, also saw marriage as vital to the survival of our western culture!
“You, therefore, must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect” (Mt 5:48)
Words to live by, right? It’s not so easy if you ask me.
A few years ago, a co-worker and I were discussing our spiritual lives when he made this analogy. Your conscience is like a radar scope. When you start out as a Christian, the only sins and imperfections you see are the ones really close to the...
by Mary Walker
Obedience is a virtue that must be central to any Christian faith. Practicing obedience is to actively submit our wills to what we know is right and true: God’s word. Last week, I posted to my Facebook page what I thought was a fairly benign column on obedience to God. To my genuine surprise, a few individuals barraged the post with negative, hateful and mostly irrational remarks...