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Forms and healing come by nature but knowledge from God is “teaching within" - the active and passive principles at play in human life

Forms come by nature. Thomas says, “certain seeds of the sciences pre-exist in us, namely, the first conceptions of the intellect which are known right away by the light of the agent intellect through species abstracted from sensible things” ( 988 more words

Faith & Reason are Friends.

Jesus Christ, for many people, is understood as a moral teacher, champion of the underdog and all around nice guy.

He said a lot of “love your neighbour” type things, wasn’t afraid to sit at the social outcast table and unlike the religious-who’s-who, Jesus got invited to hang out at parties. 1,704 more words


Homiletical Difficulty, With Seven Solutions And One Praise

“But woe to you, Pharisees and scribes, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cumin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice, mercy, and faithfulness.

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Opiate of the People: Jordan Peterson on Religion Pt. 2

As we explored in my last post, Peterson is notoriously reluctant to discuss the metaphysical reality of Christian concepts, but always seems eager to draw upon them for moral and life lessons. 4,242 more words


Ballad of the Ordinary Man III: The Apostolate of the Laity

By Charlie Johnston


I am a realist. Partly because of this, miracles have always struck me as a matter of course. If God IS, of course He is not bound by the normal laws He has instituted to govern the universe. 4,715 more words


Faith and Reason in Arrival


Arrival is a 2016 sci-fi movie that is based on the short story “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang. It begins with a sequence of images portraying the relationship between a mother and her daughter as the daughter grows up, is diagnosed with cancer, and dies in her late teens. 1,034 more words


Spring 2019 PVCC Public Philosophy Lecture #3

Dr. Owen Anderson, PVCC Alumnus, will deliver the third of the Spring 2019 PVCC Public Philosophy lectures. The title of his talk is “What Has Jerusalem to do with Athens?” The talk is scheduled for Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at 6:00 pm in KSC 1000A at Paradise Valley Community College.

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