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An Irish Catholic’s Look at White People
Jose Antonio Vargas with two unnamed men. (© 2015 MTV.) At first, I was reluctant to watch the MTV
documentary White People . I’d
seen a trailer for it a couple of weeks before, which gave me the impression
that a good portion of it was white college kids s...
Jose Antonio Vargas with two unnamed men. (© 2015 MTV.) At first, I was reluctant to watch the MTV documentary White People. I’d seen a trailer for it a couple of weeks before, which gave me the impression that a good portio...
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Progressive fundamentalism and gay wedding cakes
On July 17 on the Patheos blog Unfundamentalist Christians,
a blog dedicated to repackaging Christianity for greater feminist and LGBT
friendliness, guest contributor April Kelsey ’s
bio proclaims her goal to be “to put the final nail in fundamentalist
Chri...
On July 17 on the Patheos blog Unfundamentalist Christians, a blog dedicated to repackaging Christianity for greater feminist and LGBT friendliness, guest contributor April Kelsey’s bio proclaims her goal to be “to put the fi...
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Reflections on Simon Wiesenthal's The Sunflower
WWII German soldiers' graves. If you had been a Jewish concentration-camp resident and slave laborer, and a dying Waffen SS soldier asked you for forgiveness for the one atrocity in which he'd participated, would you be able to do it? That's the question Si...
WWII German soldiers' graves. If you had been a Jewish concentration-camp resident and slave laborer, and a dying Waffen SS soldier asked you for forgiveness for the one atrocity in which he'd participated, would you be able...
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Apologetics Toolbox: Sin, forgiveness, and reconciliation
Pope Francis hearing a confession. (Image source: catholic.com.) The Catholic doctrines surrounding the Sacrament of
Reconciliation (aka Confession, aka Penance) present a challenge to many
Protestants, especially those of the free-church/Evangelical lineag...
Pope Francis hearing a confession. (Image source: catholic.com.) The Catholic doctrines surrounding the Sacrament of Reconciliation (aka Confession, aka Penance) present a challenge to many Protestants, especially those of t...
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Apologetics Toolbox: Catholic Answers for Slick Questions
A Facebook source led me to a page titled “ Questions for Roman
Catholics ”, by Matt Slick of the Christian Apologetics & Research
Ministry. “The responses [I get],” Slick states, “vary from defensive tradition
to ignoring them and hoping to go away. Some o...
A Facebook source led me to a page titled “Questions for Roman Catholics”, by Matt Slick of the Christian Apologetics & Research Ministry. “The responses [I get],” Slick states, “vary from defensive tradition to ignoring them...
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WARNING: Food is bad for your health!
This may be the healthiest breakfast you can get, and it's an Army breakfast. (Photo credit: US Army.) Eggs don't cause heart attacks — sugar does! This is the headline on HuffPo's Healthy Living blog , written by Dr. Mark Hyman, posted February 9, 2014, an...
This may be the healthiest breakfast you can get, and it's an Army breakfast. (Photo credit: US Army.) Eggs don't cause heart attacks — sugar does! This is the headline on HuffPo's Healthy Living blog, written by Dr. Mark...
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Earth 2.0 "bad news for God"? Only if you’re a fundamentalist
Catholic apologists have a saying: “Scratch an atheist, find a fundamentalist.” That’s because many atheists, like funamentalists, believe that Christian dogma is dictated by Scripture alone, with a slight twist — if you can disprove any part of it on scien...
Catholic apologists have a saying: “Scratch an atheist, find a fundamentalist.” That’s because many atheists, like funamentalists, believe that Christian dogma is dictated by Scripture alone, with a slight twist — if you can ...
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Wherein Your Humble Blogger confesses he erred ... but not by much
David Bentley Hart, not a Pluralist. Last week, after reading about a paper done by Orthodox theologian David Bentley Hart , I wrote an article defending the doctrines of Final Judgment and Hell against what I thought was universalism , which I defined as t...
David Bentley Hart, not a Pluralist. Last week, after reading about a paper done by Orthodox theologian David Bentley Hart, I wrote an article defending the doctrines of Final Judgment and Hell against what I thought was uni...
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"My idyllic life as a child of badly-paid parents"
"We used to live in an old water tank on a rubbish tip!" "My parents and I used to live on $15,000 for the three of us. We clipped coupons, shopped at Goodwill for clothes, and made do with a lot of used things. And it was a very good life; we had great tim...
"We used to live in an old water tank on a rubbish tip!" "My parents and I used to live on $15,000 for the three of us. We clipped coupons, shopped at Goodwill for clothes, and made do with a lot of used things. And it was a...
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Planned Parenthood and the Shiny Noble Service
Image source: washingtonpost.com. Just a few quick notes on the exploding Planned Parenthood scandal. Sorry for the lack of links; I've been keeping my distance because: 1) I implied I was going to wean myself away from the culture wars; and 2) there's alwa...
Image source: washingtonpost.com. Just a few quick notes on the exploding Planned Parenthood scandal. Sorry for the lack of links; I've been keeping my distance because: 1) I implied I was going to wean myself away from the ...
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Gay Christians and the Shattered Faith
No, this isn't authentic Christian teaching. Before you read this, I entreat you to right-click on this link to Gabriel Blanchard's post "Silence in Heaven" on his blog Mudblood Catholic. Go ahead and read it; I'll still be here when you come back. *     * ...
No, this isn't authentic Christian teaching. Before you read this, I entreat you to right-click on this link to Gabriel Blanchard's post "Silence in Heaven" on his blog Mudblood Catholic. Go ahead and read it; I'll still be ...
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The Benedict Option: Building a Catholic counterculture
Rod Dreher. (Photo: John Zak.) Saturday, on the suggestion of Brandon Vogt, I read fellow Metroplex resident Rod Dreher’s “ Critics
of the Benedict Option ”, in which Dreher attempts to further articulate what he confesses is “an inchoate phenomenon”. It's ...
Rod Dreher. (Photo: John Zak.) Saturday, on the suggestion of Brandon Vogt, I read fellow Metroplex resident Rod Dreher’s “Critics of the Benedict Option”, in which Dreher attempts to further articulate what he confesses is ...
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Catholic blogger, wage slave, Knight of Columbus, erring and penitent disciple of Christ.
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Blogger, Outside the Asylum and The Impractical Catholic
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