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Consider Your Freedom

Perhaps free will lies somewhere between politics and marriage on the list of most sensitive topics for the Christian. Free will has been viciously attacked and defended throughout the centuries in the quest for understanding human freedom in relation to the power of God. 803 more words


Carissimi: Today's Mass; St Anselm of Canterbury

St Anselm of Canterbury, Bishop Confessor & Doctor of the Church: Missa “In medio

Saint Anselm was born at Aoust, in Piedmont of Italian nobility. 980 more words


The Proslogion as Prayer

I have a bind-up of Anselm of Canterbury’s major works that I have been making my way through. A month ago, I finished reading the… 1,010 more words


How much does it matter whether God exists?


Edited by:Sam Haselby

Emphasis Mine

Two rooms, in two different cities, but pretty much the same scene: one man stands before a few dozen supporters, many of them middle-aged white males, plus a smaller, precocious cohort in early adulthood. 1,187 more words

Richard Dawkins

A Place at the Table

Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32

I’d like to tell you a story about a guy named Sam. Sam was not a great guy. When he was a kid, he bullied other kids and stole their lunch money. 1,731 more words


Theology Classmates

My foray into higher education at Creighton University has kept me hopping over the last two months. But I made it through to spring break! No, I am not traveling to Myrtle Beach or South Beach or any other beach with the younger folks in my class. 967 more words

Cur Deus Homo (Why the God-Man?)

Much has been written about Anselm’s atonement theory as described in his most famous work Cur Deus Homo. I read Christus Victor by Gustaf Aulen last year, which challenged the Anselmian thesis and demonstrated its departure from previous atonement theories. 570 more words