Source: Daniel Philpott via thepublicdiscourse.comOriginally appeared in The Public Discourse, the journal of the Witherspoon Institute of Princeton NJ, and is reprinted with permission. Today, Jacques Maritain’s optimistic vision of Christian liberalism is often contested or dismissed as outdated, but a revival of his emphasis on Christian participation in society and […]
How to Combat the Woke Culture – Awake Not Woke!
Source: St. Paul Center via YouTube Dr. Scott Hahn sits down with the author of Awake, Not Woke: A Christian Response to the Cult of Progressive Ideology, Noelle Mering, to discuss the Woke Culture and how a Christian can begin to interpret and thrive in our world today. Another text […]
Ideas Have Consequences: The Philosophers Who Shaped 2020
Source: Bishop Barron via YouTube Friends, I recently addressed the Knights of Malta about this convulsive time in our national history, demonstrated by the global pandemic, unstable politics, and outbursts of violence. But not many people understand the ideologies that stand behind the rioting and deep unrest that we see […]
Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing?
Source: Bishop Robert Barron via YouTube A recent New York Times story claimed to reveal “Why the Big Bang Produced Something Rather Than Nothing.” Bishop Barron and Brandon Vogt discuss the article and whether science is capable of answering this classic philosophical question. A listener asks about the fear of […]
Bishop Barron on Atheism and Philosophy
Source: Bishop Robert Barron (Fr. Bishop Barron) on YouTube In a recent article published in the online journal “Salon,” philosophy professor John Messerly claims that religion has a “smart-people problem.” Is this the case? Bishop Barron responds. Find more videos at http://WordOnFire.org. Below: some of the data tables used in […]