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Psalm 51

A psalm by David, this refers to events narrated in 2 Samuel 11-12. That story has it all: adultery, murder and scandal. We struggle to understand a biblical morality that is so foreign to Western instincts. 549 more words

Bible

Psalm 50

If we take Asaph as the name of the man known to lead the Temple musicians, then he must have also been a prophet of some sort, for his psalms typically deal with the judgment of God. 521 more words

Spirituality

Islam: The Religion of... Logic? (2/3)

Often described as the Religion of Violence, Islam had a golden age spanning from the 8th-12th century (CE). The previous post brushed over the Islamic Golden Age and Kalam. 1,014 more words

Logic

Divine Justice ('Adl)

Anyone who believes in Islamic monotheism must believe in the Almighty’s justice. Because Allah is just, He never wrongs His creatures, for injustice is an evil deed while He is far from doing evil. 535 more words

Divine Justice

THE FIERY MESSENGER

An old friend visited me lately
Gentle as a dove, tough as a lioness!
Loving, yet severe unto harshness! Her countenance, a molten volcano on the tree of life! 153 more words

Clarity

Heart of the Mission

Heart-led living is not the mission, but the means to it.

Whole civilizations rose and fell under the fundamental assumptions of heart-led living and paid little heed to our Creator. 940 more words

Mysticism

Redemptive Justice in Anselm's "Cur Deus Homo"

This is one of the first articles I ever published. It appeared in a special issue of The Dunwoodie Review that represented a Festschrift in honor of Msgr. 8 more words

Essays