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Divine Justice, Divine Mercy

Since the Easter season is a time for celebrating the infinite mercy God has shown through His redemption of man from the eternal consequences of sin, now is an appropriate time to reflect on the interaction between God’s mercy and His justice. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate some interactions between divine mercy […] Read More

Reply to Anti-Theism on Dawkins Leading to My Conversion

Wow! I never expected the reactions I received in response to my post last month, “Reading Richard Dawkins Led to My Conversion.” Comments were predictably in two camps, those who loved the post and those who resorted to calling me names and questioning my intelligence. While the favorable responses warm my heart, it is the […] Read More

Origin of the Universe

Q.        In the movie “God is Not Dead,” the professor states that physicist Stephen Hawking proved that the universe just created itself, by the law of gravity. Is that depiction accurate? In one sense I can answer “yes” to your question about accurate depiction: Hawking really did write in his 2010 book “The Grand Design” […] Read More

Nephilim, Incubi, and Succubi

Genesis contains a very curious passage: When men began to multiply on the face of the ground, and daughters were born to them, the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were fair; and they took to wife such of them as they chose. Then the LORD said, “My spirit shall not abide […] Read More

Contraception at Villanova

There seems to be a case of the “gimmie-gimmies” going around.  While the First Amendment is essentially on trial before the Supreme Court, a student group at Villanova University wants free contraception offered at the Augustinian University, modeling itself after similar programs at Georgetown University and Boston College.  While the student group would not be […] Read More