To understand the nature of evil, let’s turn to another church doctor, St. Thomas Aquinas, perhaps the greatest Christian philosopher ever (and my patron saint). He suggests that we need to distinguish between evils of fault and evils of penalty:Read More
“Love is delight in what is good; the proper object of love is the good. To love is to wish good to someone.” -St. Thomas AquinasRead More
“He was one of the two or three giants; one of the two or three greatest men who ever lived; and I should never be surprised if he turned out, quite apart from sanctity, to be the greatest of all.”Read More
A Quiner’s Diner reader wondered, then, what the prophet Isaiah meant when he said:
“I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things. (Isaiah 45:7)
To get the answer, let’s turn to another church doctor, St. Thomas Aquinas, perhaps the greatest Christian philosopher ever (and my patron saint). He suggests that we need to distinguish between evils of fault and evils of penalty…Read More
The man from Chad kneeled upon the beach from Hell.
He gazed to his left, and then his right. He saw 20 men, all Coptic Christians, prepared to answer a question that would determine whether they live or die:Read More
Which one of your kids do you love the most?
I heard this question posed to Dr. Ray Guarandi on the radio. Dr. Ray is a clinical psychologist who also has a call-in radio talk show on Catholic radio called “The Doctor is in.”
Says Dr. Ray, it is not the kid you like the best. Rather, it is…Read More
God IS love. This is how the Catholic Church views God. I think many of our Protestant brothers and sisters have the same view. In other words, love isn’t just a character trait of God, he’s not just a “loving” entity, rather he is the embodiment of love. God IS love …Read More
Jesus was wrong. Every Pope from Peter through Benedict XVI was wrong. The entire illustrious Tradition of the Church, which includes the likes of Augustine, Aquinas, and Teresa of Avila all were wrong. Newly-elected Pope Francis I will be wrong, too, and the liberal media is already grumbling.Read More
I heard his name for the first time in 9th grade. My history teacher, Mrs. Askegaard, said, “OK, let’s have St. Thomas Aquinas next.” We were studying some of the great figures from the 12th and 13th centuries. When the teacher said “St. Thomas Aquinas,” I was stopped in my tracks. Who?Read More