The Just War of Thomas Aquinas (and Pacifism Arguments)

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

ome say the Bible is 100% clear. No killing. Period. There are no waivers, ifs, ands, or buts. No killing. They will tell us that Christ clearly and repeatedly told his followers to suffer the evils of others in this world, do not respond in kind, and receive glories in the next. The idea of […]

Religious Belief And The Science of Richard Dawkins

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

ichard Dawkins, like the religious fundamentalist who believes that he knows and carries out the will of God, fails to recognize human limitations. With his all-encompassing faith in reason and the declarative, he believes that human beings may “discover that there are no limits” to understanding. As a consequence, he derides religion as being entirely […]

Forging Ahead

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

hose dreading urbanization should remember that though the Kingdom of God first appeared in a temporal Garden, at the end of the book it is established in an eternal City.—James M. Boice Augustine wrote the treatise to explain Christianity’s relationship with competing religions and philosophies, and to the Roman government with which it was increasingly […]