Category Archives: Theology

Understanding God

It would be helpful if atheists, deists, and theists could agree on just what it is that they are respectively denying or affirming. As a Catholic Humanist, I am aligned with Kant’s theological doctrine for the most part. I use … Continue reading

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What is your image of God?

God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness..So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them;  male and female he created them.  Gen 1: 26-27 What does the image … Continue reading

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Experiencing God Today

The following was written by Anthony Massimini, Ph.D. We experience God within ourselves and in today’s society and culture. Part 1 Within Ourselves:  No one experiences God directly, but indirectly.  We experience God in terms of ourselves, others, and the … Continue reading

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Your Seat at The Table Is Ready!

I invite you to the table of God- the Trinity. Picture yourself sitting at the space in the front, facing the persons of the Trinity.  As you sit there, the host gives you this menu or explanation for the meal.  … Continue reading

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God’s Grace is Flowing Like a River

THE RIVER OF INFINITY/ETERNITY    When God gives himself to each of us in grace, i.e., as he calls us to our life-vocation and opens us to discern what he expects of us in our everyday life, we have Infinity/Eternity … Continue reading

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Christ and the Meaning of Authentic Humanism

PAUL KRAUSE I am a humanist, but not that kind of humanist. Humanism is a term that gets thrown around a lot these days—but like most terms that once had a strong philosophical foundation, humanism has been so thoroughly detached … Continue reading

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Sir John Polkinghorne on Science and Theology

BOB ABERNETHY: Now, Perspectives today on one man’s view of the continuing struggle between religion and science. Sir John Polkinghorne is both a world-class physicist and an Anglican priest who says science can explain only part of what’s real. Chris … Continue reading

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The God Who Beckons

Article Details Recent discoveries in science have given us a new picture of the divine creator  There was a time when asking a question about the purpose of life was simpler, because the answer never changed. Whatever existed and happened, … Continue reading

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Divine Providence and Human Freedom

During the general audience in St Peter’s Square on 21 May, 1986, the Holy Father, John Paul II continued his catechesis on Divine Providence. The conference was based on the biblical text, Sirach 15: 14-15, 18-20, and is the thirteenth in the … Continue reading

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God and Evolution

       Avery Cardinal Dulles        October 2007 During the second half of the nineteenth century, it became common to speak of a war between science and religion. But over the course of the twentieth century, that hostility gradually subsided. Following in … Continue reading

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