• Why Does God Allow Evil in the World?
    on September 27, 2022

    It doesn't take much awareness of history or current events to realize that people are capable of evil.   To convince someone of this fact, remind them of the Holocaust, or indeed any other member of Wikipedia's  list of genocides.

  • The Padre Pio Miracle that Led to His Beatification
    on September 23, 2022

    During his lifetime, Padre Pio performed a large number of miraculous cures. The following miracle is connected to Padre Pio’s beatification, which was approved by a Diocesan Scientific Board, a Diocesan Theological Tribunal, a Vatican Scientific Board, and a Vatican Tribunal. 

  • The Trilemma Of C. S. Lewis, Part Three: Was Jesus A Liar?
    on September 20, 2022

    In the previous pieces for this series, we referenced C. S. Lewis’s Trilemma, essentially his argument that: in claiming He was God, Jesus was either a liar, insane, or God. But before we addressed these three possibilities, we provided historical evidence that Jesus actually walked the Earth and actually claimed to be God. This brings us to Lewis’ first possibility: Was Jesus a liar?

  • Positive Emotions and the Virtuous Life
    on September 17, 2022

    How do emotions help us build a virtuous life?

  • Art for the Ages: The Eyes of a Woman Artist
    on September 14, 2022

    Since the turn of the millennium, the 17th-century Roman artist Artemisia Gentileschi has become something of a cause celebre. She has been featured in several novels and stage plays; she has inspired an opera and a British miniseries; and she was the subject of a 2020 feature documentary titled Artemisia Gentileschi: Warrior Painter. Her 1620 painting Judith Slaying Holofernes, perhaps her most famous work, is one of the most admired and photographed artworks in Florence’s Uffizi Gallery. Among young art aficionados today, her name shines with a glamor almost equal to those of Leonardo da Vinci, Caravaggio, or Michelangelo. 

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