Refuting the Summa of the Libertarian Catholic – Part III.c –

The Summa of the Libertarian Catholic, article III, makes three arguments in their attempt to unite libertarianism to the Catholic faith. They attempt a general philosophical argument, an appeal to papal authority, and also appeal to the writing of Saint Thomas Aquinas to support their position. Previous articles have already addressed the mistakes of the … Continue reading Refuting the Summa of the Libertarian Catholic – Part III.c –

Why Are We Still Marching For Life?

Since Roe v. Wade, and especially under the conservative movement solidified under the Reagan Presidency, the Republican Party has considered itself to be an advocate for the pro-life movement. Each election cycle, Christians of every variety head to the polls in order to pull the lever for the G.O.P. candidate, expecting thereby to finally end … Continue reading Why Are We Still Marching For Life?

Marian Metaphysics

"This invocation may serve as the introduction and conclusion of this study: Mary is the Mother of Faith, and therefore the Magistra theologia par excellence, the model and guide and final support of all who study or teach about God. Without her love and active involvement in our lives, and a corresponding love and unconditional … Continue reading Marian Metaphysics

The Franciscan Intellectual Tradition

This presentation of the Franciscan Intellectual Tradition is delivered by Dr. J. Isaac Goff, author of the incredible book, Caritas in Primo: A Study of Bonaventure's Disputed Questions on the Mystery of the Trinity. In this lecture Dr. Goff articulates the unity of this tradition and how the work of Saint Bonaventure and Bl. John Duns Scotus … Continue reading The Franciscan Intellectual Tradition

The Unity of the Franciscan Intellectual Tradition

Discovering, studying, and finally entering into an intellectual tradition can be an exciting event when traveling the path toward truth. But sometimes even from within various traditions there can be divergent schools or sects which might compete for being the most faithful to the vision of its founder. This exists, for example, in the Thomistic Intellectual Tradition. … Continue reading The Unity of the Franciscan Intellectual Tradition

Finding Your Catholic Voice

"Discovering St. Bonaventure and Bl. John Duns Scotus, the two great intellectual lights of the Lesser Brothers, early on in my theological and philosophical studies, I was immediately taken by the integrity, versatility, depth, width, breadth and beauty of the theologico-mystical vision outlined by these early intellectual and spiritual successors of the Poor Man from … Continue reading Finding Your Catholic Voice

The Philosophical Catechism of Fr. Cornelio Fabro: A Fabrian Overview

I. From the historical-genetic point of view, the most remarkable aspects of Fabro’s thought should be considered in relation with his sources (St. Thomas, Kierkegaard) and with his principle interlocutors (Hegel, Heidegger). Their consideration is also necessary for the reconstruction of both his speculative itinerary and his project of essential Thomism. In addition one ought … Continue reading The Philosophical Catechism of Fr. Cornelio Fabro: A Fabrian Overview