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WHY WE CANNOT COMPLETELY EXPLAIN THE WORLD WITHOUT INVOKING GOD

Aug 30th, 2016 | By

A lot of times atheists and other skeptics will assert that we can completely explain the world without invoking God. God, they conclude, is therefore not needed to explain anything. But the problem with this assertion is that it is completely false.   Want To Learn How To Answer The 10 Most Common Atheist Arguments?

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3 SIMPLE REASONS WHY THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS IS NOT A COPIED PAGAN MYTH

Aug 29th, 2016 | By

If you spend any time at all talking about Jesus to unbelievers, you will certainly run in to the objection that the story of Jesus is just a rehashed version of pagan mythology. Therefore, they will conclude,  Jesus is not a historical person. In fact, in my experience, this is one of the most common objections

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WHY AQUINAS SAYS WE NEED DIVINE REVELATION

Aug 22nd, 2016 | By

Why do we need something like divine revelation? Isn’t natural human reason enough? St. Thomas Aquinas says “no” and in this video we will see why.   Note: this video is a sample clip from the Introduction To The Philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas program available here.


WHY PHILOSOPHY IS DIFFERENT THAN THEOLOGY

Aug 12th, 2016 | By

Both philosophy and theology talk about things like God, but does this mean they are the same field of study? Many atheists seem to think that the only way to talk about God is through faith. But that is simply not true. It’s not only false, but it is also misleading. It is misleading because

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WHY COMMON EXPERIENCE SUGGESTS THE MAJORITY WILL BE DAMNED

Aug 10th, 2016 | By

The traditional theological opinion on the number of the saved is that the majority of humanity will be lost. This was taken by many of the great saints and theologians to be the plain meaning of the words of Christ in Scripture. This traditional belief also seems to be confirmed by our common experience and

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EWTN: Pope Francis’ Comments On Marriage Are “Unacceptable”, “Wreckless” and “At Odds With the Tradtitional Catholic Church Teaching on Marriage”

Jul 7th, 2016 | By

Recently on an episode of The World Over, Raymond Arroyo discussed the Pope’s recent comments on marriage with a panel of experts. What they said is very interesting and important. Just in case you missed it here is the video clip.


Pope Francis’ Habitual Ambiguity Is Scandalous And Harming The Mission Of The Church

Jul 6th, 2016 | By

For the first time in recent history, good willed Catholic bloggers and lay apostolates are busy scrambling to charitably interpret the latest words of Pope Francis in a way that is in accord with Catholic teaching. Why do they need to do this? Because Pope Francis has a penchant for delivering theologically sloppy off-the-cuff remarks

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New Poll Shows Rapid Increase of Atheism In The U.S.

Jul 1st, 2016 | By

For far too long, Christians have been focusing on personal testimonies and piety as a principal means of evangelization while ignoring the intellectual battle of ideas going on in the culture war. For this reason, they have not been effectively engaging the secular culture, especially the academic part of it (which is arguably the most influential).

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30 Important Questions That Modern Science Cannot Answer

Jun 30th, 2016 | By

J. Gresham Machen once said “False ideas are the greatest obstacle to the Gospel.” The modern world holds many false ideas. One of them is the idea that exalts modern science to such a high level that all other disciplines, such as theology and philosophy, have nothing important to contribute. The idea that science is the

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THE PROBLEM WITH MODERN CATHOLICS ON CONSERVING LIFE: WHAT DOES CATHOLIC TRADITION REALLY SAY?

Jun 28th, 2016 | By

Suppose a man receives a severe head injury from an automobile accident and is in what doctors call a “persistent vegetative state”. The only way this man can be kept alive is with an artificial respirator.  Is one morally obliged to provide this treatment for the rest of the patient’s natural life? What if the patient could

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