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Why does doctrine matter? part 1 of 2

In Bible, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Culture, Debate, Faith, God, Humor, Jesus, Life, Logic, Love, Opinion, Personal, Philosophy, Religion, Spirituality, Theology, Thomism, Thoughts on September 29, 2007 at 20:42

…Weren’t we just bandying concepts, forming intellectual structures that were fascinating, but in the end, didn’t really matter? Wasn’t Christianity a mere mass of ideas, existing somewhere in a cloud of speculation, but having no link whatsoever with the life we lead? If it’s so real–as indeed, we believed it was–why was it complicated? Read the rest of this entry »

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Why Jack Bauer must die (an imitation of Aquinas), part 3 of 3

In Art, Criticism, Critique, Culture, Entertainment, Humor, Life, Literature, Logic, Media, Medieval, Opinion, Philosophy, Review, Society, Spoilers, Spoof, Television, Thomism, Thoughts, Writing on September 23, 2007 at 01:24

Previously on this blog, we discussed why Jack Bauer should be removed from 24.  The following continuation was written between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Jack Bauer must die (an imitation of Aquinas), part 2 of 3

In Art, Blogging, Criticism, Critique, Culture, Debate, Entertainment, Humor, Life, Logic, Media, Medieval, Philosophy, Review, Society, Spoilers, Spoof, Television, Thomism, Thoughts, Writing on September 22, 2007 at 17:10

Previously on this blog, we discussed whether we may judge if Jack Bauer should be removed from 24.  The following continuation was written between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Jack Bauer must die (an imitation of Aquinas), part 1 of 3

In Art, Criticism, Critique, Culture, Entertainment, Humor, Life, Logic, Media, Medieval, Opinion, Philosophy, Review, Society, Spoilers, Television, Thomism, Thoughts, Writing on September 22, 2007 at 16:40

The following was written between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Read the rest of this entry »

What’s Latin for ‘blog’?

In Blogging, Christianity, Culture, English, Humor, Language, Latin, Life, Opinion, Personal, Thoughts, Writing on September 22, 2007 at 01:32

Question: What are the Latin words for ‘blog’ and ‘blogging’? If there aren’t any as yet, may we use blogis and blogere? Read the rest of this entry »

Presidential Impeachment and Philippine politics

In Constitution, Culture, England, History, Law, Life, Philippines, Politics, Society, Thoughts, United States on September 16, 2007 at 01:32

A key weakness of the Philippine constitutional system is the fact that the impeachment process–which, as in the U.S., is virtually the only way to remove sitting Presidents and other high officials before the end of their terms–is carried out by what are, in fact, political organs Read the rest of this entry »

Approaches to the Problem of Evil

In Atheism, Bible, Christianity, Faith, God, Jesus, Life, Logic, Philosophy, Religion, Spirituality, Theology, Thoughts on September 12, 2007 at 20:59

I’m just sharing here some thoughts I posted as comments to an article entitled “A Biblically Smart Answer to an Impertinently Stupid Question Read the rest of this entry »

The lost years of Jesus: where did He go?

In Bible, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Culture, Faith, God, History, Jesus, Judaism, Philosophy, Religion, Spirituality, Theology, Tradition on September 5, 2007 at 22:59

It is a well-known fact that the Canonical Gospels are largely silent on the years between the infancy of Christ (ca. 4-2 B.C.) and the beginning of His public ministry (ca. 26 A.D.). St. Luke’s is the only exception, and his account skips from infancy to early adolescence Read the rest of this entry »

Barkings, no. 3

In Faith, Thoughts on September 3, 2007 at 14:54
  • Faith ends in knowledge, and hope in joy, but love is its own consummation.