Tag Archives: C.S. Lewis

Agapé Love vs. Conditional Love

“Whoever is without love does not know God, for God is love.” — 1 John 4:8 The First Reading for today’s Mass is from the First Epistle of St. John and one of the most insightful and beautiful readings in … Continue reading

Posted in Ignatian Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (June 30, 2014): God Speaking Thorough “True Myths”

  “Mythology and folklore . . . are filled with symbols and fables expressing the deeply rooted resolve of Earth to find its way to Heaven; from which it follows that we may in a perfectly legitimate sense accept the … Continue reading

Posted in Teilhard Quote of the Week | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Does the Beauty of the Gospel Story Attest to Its Truth?

Originally posted on The Bully Pulpit:
Does the aesthetic splendor of the four Gospels, when considered like works of literature, emit the ineffable whiff of something genuine? Is there a patina of truth — truth endorsed by beauty — coating the…

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

God is Agapē

“Beloved, let us love one another, because love is of God; everyone who loves is begotten by God and knows God. Whoever is without love does not know God, for God is love.”  — 1 John 4:7-8 Today’s readings (in the U.S.) from … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Sunday Reflection; 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time (July 14, 2013) (Golden Rule: The Moral Law and the Existence of God)

Today is the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time. In today’s readings we have the famous Golden Rule: “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your being, with all your strength, and with all your … Continue reading

Posted in Reason and Faith, Sunday Reflections | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments