Converting to the Catholic Faith & Discerning Truth

Because it is the 500th year of the Protestant revolt, I have been reflecting upon my own conversion into the one, true Catholic Church. In doing so, I have been frequenting Protestant Facebook pages, especially of the reformed Calvinist position because that is where I made my last stand as a Protestant. In addition to … Continue reading Converting to the Catholic Faith & Discerning Truth

The Murder of Saint Thomas Becket

The Murder of Saint Thomas Becket (emphasis added) “No more certain is the state of Thomas’s mind. The memorialists believed unanimously, although with varied insistence and consistency, that he was prepared, even anxious, for martyrdom. In such a case he should not flee from city to city, but given an example to his flock. He … Continue reading The Murder of Saint Thomas Becket

Pope Saint Pius X: Pascendi Dominici Gregis

- Pope St. Pius X – Pascendi Dominici Gregis - The Modernist as Apologist 35. The Modernist apologist depends in two ways on the philosopher. First, indirectly, inasmuch as his subject-matter is history – history dictated, as we have seen, by the philosopher; and, secondly, directly, inasmuch as he takes both his doctrines and his … Continue reading Pope Saint Pius X: Pascendi Dominici Gregis

The Augustinian Argument for the Existence of God

I have been spending time highlighting arguments for the existence of God presented by Edward Feser in his book, Five Proofs of the Existence of God. Thus far, I have covered his presentation of the Aristotelian and Neo-Platonic arguments. The third argument presented by Feser is the Augustinian proof. Here is the Augustinian proof, which … Continue reading The Augustinian Argument for the Existence of God

Identifying the Ideological Enemy of the Catholic Church

"Hence we find Liberalism laying down as the basis of its propaganda the following principles: The absolute sovereignty of the individual in his entire independence of God and God’s authority. The absolute sovereignty of society in its entire independence of everything which does not proceed from itself. Absolute civil sovereignty in the implied right of … Continue reading Identifying the Ideological Enemy of the Catholic Church

The Neoplatonic Argument for the Existence of God

In an earlier post I mentioned some of the names that have done important work to undermine the credibility of new atheism and its presuppositions of metaphysical naturalism, epistemological scientism, and moral nihilism. The individuals highlighted were Wolfgang Smith, David Bentley Hart, and Edward Feser. I proceeded to focus on the work Feser is doing … Continue reading The Neoplatonic Argument for the Existence of God

The Aristotelian Argument for the Existence of God

Although atheism still exists as a basic presupposition of our modernistic culture, its credibility has been thoroughly exposed as fatuous. The new atheism of our current era has had its intellectual legs cut out from underneath it, and in actuality, has been demonstrated to be an illusory superstition from the very outset of its opportunistic … Continue reading The Aristotelian Argument for the Existence of God