Petrine Primacy in Sacred Scripture & the Early Church

“As long as Christ, ‘the Master and the Lord’ (John xiii. 13), remained visibly on earth, there was no room or need for any other visible head. But since He willed that His kingdom should be visible, he was obliged, when He ascended into heaven, to designate a vicegerent on earth. ‘Should any one say … Continue reading Petrine Primacy in Sacred Scripture & the Early Church

Saint John of Damascus on True Philosophy

"Philosophy is knowledge of things which are in so far they are, that is, a knowledge of the nature of things which have being. And again, philosophy is knowledge of both divine and human things, that is to say, of things both visible and invisible. Philosophy, again, is a study of death, whether this be … Continue reading Saint John of Damascus on True Philosophy

Genealogical Narratives & Their Villians

The competing genealogical narratives explaining the advent of secular modernity are vast. Some of these interpretations of historical progression into the cultural, social, economic, and political reality we now find ourselves living consider such developments to be a good thing. Other interpretations cast a negative light on the secular modern instinct. Most often these narratives … Continue reading Genealogical Narratives & Their Villians