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How Reason Proves The Existence Of God And The Truth Of The Catholic Faith

Mar 19th, 2018 | By

Have you ever encountered atheists, agnostics, skeptics or other unbelievers who challenge your Catholic beliefs?In this episode of EWTN Live, Fr. Mitch Pacwa and Dr. Scott M. Sullivan discuss how reason and philosophy can prove the existence of God and the truth of the Catholic faith.This is something no serious Catholic will want to miss,

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Aquinas And The Life Of The Mind

Mar 19th, 2018 | By

Stephen Brock, Professor of Medieval Philosophy, Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, gives a public lecture on Thomas Aquinas and the mind as a form of life. Brock is Visiting Scholar with Virtue, Happiness & the Meaning of Life, and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Chicago.


Hell Fire: What Everyone Needs To Know About The Meaning Of Hell And Its Punishments

Dec 12th, 2017 | By
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Hell Fire: What Everyone Needs To Know About The Meaning Of Hell And Its Punishments What Is Hell? The Hebrew Sheol and the Greek Hades translated into English, Hell, often signify the grave, or the place of departed spirits. Here was the rich man after death. The rebellious angels were also cast down into hell,

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Three Common Reasons Why Men Doubt In Matters Of Faith

Dec 11th, 2017 | By
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We say advisedly doubt, because no one, Catholic: or non-Catholic, has ever been certain of any proposition which contradicts the great truths of religion, revealed or natural. These doubts exist in the minds of believers and unbelievers. The wonder to the thinking man is how there can exist any hesitation in assenting to the teachings

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God And Morality: Why Morality Does Not Come From Evolution

Oct 25th, 2017 | By

The moral argument for the existence of God holds that an all-good, authoritative lawgiver must be the ultimate explanation for moral obligation. But some people think that “Morality just comes from evolution. We are genetically directed to act with compassion towards others because it benefits our species.” But the problem is that if that’s all

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CATHOLIC THEOLOGY: A QUICK AND EASY CRASH COURSE FOR BEGINNERS

Oct 20th, 2017 | By

Catholic Theology: “Queen Of The Sciences” Traditionally speaking, theology was understood to be the “Queen Of The Sciences”. In other words, theology is not only a science but it is also one that holds a top rank above all other subjects as the queen of the sciences. The reason why is because theology holds a

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The Aquinas School Of Theology And Philosophy: Apologetics Curriculum

Oct 13th, 2017 | By

The purpose of apologetics, or as it has been traditionally called fundamental theology, is to show the rationality of believing in the Christian religion. This topic is extremely important, especially in our day when the intellectual foundations of the faith are so commonly challenged. Apologetics is also important for a second reason. Theology, in the

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The Aquinas School Of Philosophy And Theology Part 1: Orientation

Oct 12th, 2017 | By

As numerous popes have said in different ways, the philosophical and theological thought of St. Thomas Aquinas is critical for understanding the truth about higher things. In fact, what many people do not know is that the Church has not only praised and defended the use of scholastic theology and philosophy, but she has also looked

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FOUR REASONS WHY THE STUDY OF PHILOSOPHY IS IMPORTANT

Oct 4th, 2017 | By

We live in an age where many people think that the sciences are the highest academic disciplines one can study. But this has not always been the case. In the ancient world of Greece and Rome for example, the study of philosophy was held in very high esteem. And for good reason! The study of

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45 THEOLOGIANS: POPE FRANCIS’ LETTER POSES “A GRAVE DANGER TO SOULS”

Sep 20th, 2017 | By

“The apostolic exhortation Amoris laetitia, issued by Pope Francis on March 19th 2016 and addressed to bishops, priests, deacons, consecrated persons, Christian married couples, and all the lay faithful, has caused grief and confusion to many Catholics on account of its apparent disagreement with a number of teachings of the Catholic Church on faith and

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