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Relativism, Authority, Scripture, and the Culture of Death

In the Christian classic, The Great Divorce, C.S. Lewis pens one of the great lines regarding the battle of Truth and relativism, “There are only two kinds of people in the end: those who say to God, ‘thy will be done,’ and those to whom God says, in the end, ‘Thy will be done’ (The Great Divorce, Ch. 9). This passage shows the essence of relativism, that is the denial of objective truth and the replacement of it with one’s own idea of truth and good. As a result, objective truth is denied and…

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Fear of Science

Science can be inconvenient, even troubling, to those who prefer living by mythology. We find an example of this in the reaction of…

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It looks all so official, proper, formal, and stately. A complex issue goes before The Supreme Court. Wise men are asked to use their…

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One of the many principles of Catholic social doctrine is the idea of the universal destination of goods, meaning that God has designed the world…

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“The Child is father of the Man”—William Wordsworth

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