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WHY CATHOLIC PARENTS, SCHOOLS, AND PARISHES ARE DOING THEIR KIDS A GRAVE DISSERVICE

May 2nd, 2017 | By

  This may tick some people off but I really don’t care. I’m not sure what it takes for parents, churches, parishes, and schools to wake up and realize that there is a REAL PROBLEM here and they are failing to address it. I can’t tell you how many times moms have come up to

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WHY REASON SHOWS THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE GOD

Apr 25th, 2017 | By

One of the reasons why the doctrine of Divine Simplicity is so important is because once we know that God is simple, we can also know other important attributes about God. For example, from the notion that God does not consist of parts we can also know that there is only One God who must be

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WHY IS GOD SIMPLE? THE REASON FOR DIVINE SIMPLICITY

Apr 22nd, 2017 | By

Yesterday I released a video talking about the idea that God is simple. While it seems to me that far too many people either don’t appreciate or hold to this doctrine today, it is nevertheless the classical understanding of God in the Christian tradition. This has always been the Catholic position on the nature of

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WHAT IS THE DOCTRINE OF DIVINE SIMPLICITY?

Apr 21st, 2017 | By

The classical understanding of God is that He is SIMPLE. That is, the Divine Nature does not consist of “parts” of any kind whatsoever. The implications that follow from the doctrine of Divine Simplicity are huge. From the notion that God is simple we can know that God is one, immutable, eternal, and immaterial.. But

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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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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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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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A Simple Way To Answer A Common Argument Against God

Jun 28th, 2016 | By

There is a very common argument running around in atheist circles that aims to destroy the important connection between God and morality. This argument is nothing new, but it does seem to have gained a new popularity on college campuses and skeptical blogs. Even if you don’t hang out on college campuses or read those

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Every Person Who Ignores Religion Is A Complete Fool: The Truth About What’s Really Important In Life

Jun 8th, 2016 | By

We live in an age where religious indifferentism appears to be at an all time high. It seems nobody takes religion seriously. People are too busy with the most trivial things to bother about religion. But is this wise? Is it reasonable to ignore religious questions. It is not. In fact, every person who ignores religion is a complete

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