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Sunday Afternoon: Mormon President

In his book God is Not Great, atheist Christopher Hitchens made a strong case that we need to be asking candidates about their religious beliefs. Romney, says Hitchens, needs to be asked in clear direct language why he was LDS … Continue reading

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Happy Catholic by Julie Davis, An Appreciation

This is not so much a review of my friend Julie’s book, but an appreciation, for her book is exactly my kind of thing, and appreciate it I do. As I re-embraced Catholicism years ago, there were stumbling blocks. One … Continue reading

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Muratorian Canon

I’m going through a course on the history of the Catholic Church, and here’s something I didn’t know before: There’s a document called the Muratorian Fragment, which is the oldest list of canonical books known. The document itself is from … Continue reading

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Dan Brown, Ron Howard, and the Catholic League

I see the Catholic League is after Dan Brown and Ron Howard again. I can appreciate an organization that publishes a booklet that calmly tells an interested person where Angels and Demons gets doctrine wrong; that’s a prime teaching moment. … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon: Galileo, Part 2

This is a continuation from last week’s post: Galileo, Part 1. In Galileo’s time (again, we are talking about the last 1500’s and early 1600’s), science as we know it was still new. It was still common for pure logic … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon: Galileo, Part 1

What really happened? Galileo has been brought up so many times in conversations I’ve had with people about religion and science that I figured it was long past time that I looked into exactly what happened. What I’ve found is … Continue reading

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