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The Other Benedict Option

Originally at: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/badcatholic/2015/12/the-other-benedict-option.html by Marc Barnes When I first heard the term “Benedict Option” I thought it referred to the popular movement to elect Benedict Cumberbatch as the leader of the Free World, and as such, was all about it. Upon … Continue reading

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Joyous Surrender: A Rhapsody in Red (and Green)

Originally at: http://www.thepublicdiscourse.com/2015/12/16183/ by Joseph Bottum I love the elegant Christmas-dining pictures in Bon Appétit. The holiday dishes and cutlery in the pricey Williams-Sonoma catalogue. The winter ornaments and widgets arranged so beautifully by Restoration Hardware. The season’s advertisements in the New Yorker, the Sunday Times magazine, House Beautiful, and … Continue reading

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Dean of Orthodox Jewish Theologians, Dies at 87

Originally at: http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/196026/michael-wyschogrod-obit by David P. Goldman The Jewish philosopher Michael Wyschogrod died Dec. 17 at the age of 87, after a long illness. He was old enough to have stood with his father across the street from Berlin’s main synagogue as … Continue reading

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The Cult of Christopher Hitchens

Originally at: http://www.crisismagazine.com/2015/the-cult-of-christopher-hitchens by Sean Haylock Like many bright but impressionable youngsters I was greatly taken-in by the charisma and bravura bombast of the late Christopher Hitchens. In fact, I became a Hitchens groupie. I even own a t-shirt with his likeness … Continue reading

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Does God exist?

Fantastic three part series on demonstrating God’s existence, by Fr Rovert Spitzer: http://www.strangenotions.com/introducing-bernard-lonergans-philosophical-proof-for-god/ http://www.strangenotions.com/the-one-cause-behind-everything-else-in-reality/ http://www.strangenotions.com/why-the-ultimate-cause-of-everything-in-existence-must-be-god/

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EVOLUTION OF THE SOUL AND IMMORTALITY IN CHRISTIAN THOUGHT

Originally at: http://www.slate.com/bigideas/is-there-life-after-death/essays-and-opinions/nt-wright-opinion by RT. REV. N.T. WRIGHT Immortality is the condition of not being subject to death. The ancient pagan view of the gods as “immortal” was one way (along with their invisibility) of distinguishing them from humans; in other respects … Continue reading

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The Love That Brings New Life Into the World

Originally at: http://www.kofc.org/un/en/columbia/detail/love-that-brings-new-life-into-world.html by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Editor’s Note: Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, former Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom and a member of the House of Lords, was a keynote speaker at an international conference at the Vatican titled “The … Continue reading

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