“Atheism is indeed the most daring of all dogmas . . . for it is the assertion of a universal negative.” (G. K. Chesterton) Please share this post on Facebook and other social media below: Print this entry
SPOILER ALERT! I knew that The Shape of Water would win the Academy Award for Best Picture. It checked three of the major Hollywood boxes: celebration of oppressed people, valorization of complete sexual freedom, and a Christian villain. It used to be that a black hat or shifty eyes or a foreign accent would give… Continue reading Paul Tillich and “The Shape of Water”
“Atheism is indeed the most daring of all dogmas . . . for it is the assertion of a universal negative.” (G. K. Chesterton) Print this entry
My ideal encounter with an atheist scientist would not be a debate on a stage. It would be in my kitchen, and the atheist scientist and I would be preparing a meal together as friends. In my ideal encounter, my friend would be another woman perhaps as I once was, unsure about God but not completely… Continue reading My Ideal Encounter With an Atheist Scientist
One of the most common pronouncements by the atheists is that “Christianity is a myth.” When they say “myth” what they mean is “fairy tale” or “silly story everyone knows is untrue.” They use the term “myth” to indicate a funny story about gods and goddesses that simple people made up long ago. When they… Continue reading Are the Gospel Stories a Myth?
Watch and listen to commentary on why so many atheists are on the CNN Belief Blog httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOJjI5Yv5TU&feature=player_embedded Father Barron can be found on the Internet at: Word On Fire CATHOLICISM Print this entry
“You’ve got to be kidding me? Is this the best atheists can do?” These were the questions running through my mind as I was monitoring a debate between former Evangelical pastor turned atheist, Dan Barker and president of the Freedom from Religion organization, and well-known Christian author and apologist Dinesh D’ Souza. Barker is a… Continue reading They Have to Do Better Than That
The Catholic Church is suffering mightily today from two self-inflicted wounds. The first is the clerical sex abuse scandal, involving the gross violation of the most vulnerable members of the community by some priests and the countenancing or enabling of this crime by some bishops. This outrage has been the perfect storm. Not only has… Continue reading The Depressing Pew Forum Study