Category Archives: Theology

Vatican II Stars Wars Theology?

This is either some what smart, weird, or the writer just has way too much time on his hands. H/T New Advent The outrageous but bizarrely supportable thesis statement that I lay before you is this: the Star Wars saga … Continue reading

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St. Albert the Great

Theologian. Scientist. Philosopher. Teacher of St. Thomas Aquinas. Excerpt from the New Theological Movement: “It is a very common mistake, even in Catholic academia, to give the title of Doctor Universalisto St. Thomas Aquinas – I have seen this not … Continue reading

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The wonder of mystery

At the beginning of every RCIA year, I always tell the inquirers that I will never  answer their questions with the big Catholic cop out: It’s a mystery! But God is completely other. His self revelation to us is clouded … Continue reading

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Man and Woman He Created Them: The Church and Same Sex Unions

It is only recently that the Church’s teaching on homosexuality has been difficult for many people, especially teens and young adults to accept. The fact that proponents of same sex marriage are framing the argument in terms of civil rights … Continue reading

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In the World Not Of the World.

I was recently asked, in a workshop that I was giving, “why doesn’t the Church come into the modern world?  This question followed a discussion of the Church’s teaching on homosexuality and the exclusion of women from the Priesthood. The … Continue reading

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Cast Down Your Bucket: A Theology of Staying

Booker T Washington was a former slave who rose to prominence after the Civil War. In 1895 he gave a speech known as the “Atlanta Compromise Speech”. It is considered one of the most important speeches in American history. The … Continue reading

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