Category Archives: Theology

Anything that refers to or relies on the Catholic faith. Will likely contain philosophy as well.

On Becoming a Catholic

I am a scientist. From an early age, science has been important to me. Science is very effective at learning about the physical world. But science does not address the meaning of life. And the pursuit of science, though noble, … Continue reading

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Amoris Laetitia: Personalism and the Inclined Plane

Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation “Amoris Laetitia” has been subjected to a level of scrutiny unparalleled in any recent papal magisterium.  Chapter 8, in which Pope Francis calls for compassionate discernment for families in “irregular situations”, has been placed under a … Continue reading

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The Creation and Fall: Engaging a Secular Society

As the title of this post suggests, the origin of man, his supernatural destiny, and how that destiny is to unfold in light of the fall is an area that I am particularly concerned with here.  It is an area … Continue reading

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Love and Hell: The Possibilities are Endless

I struggled with the title of this post.  Something that would capture the essence of the topic and also get someone’s attention.  But it certainly is risky.  Any association of the two words “hell” and “love” can sound more like … Continue reading

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