Tag Archives: St. Augustine

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Catholic Moral Law

[Note: The Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week will appear tomorrow] In the United States, we celebrate the life and ideals of Martin Luther King, Jr. today.  Last Saturday, I went to see the movie Selma.  I came in … Continue reading

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The collaboration of knowledge, belief and faith

Adam D. Hincks, S.J. has an outstanding article that is on the front cover of this week’s issue of America Magazine. Fr. Hincks is an astrophysicist at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.  The article is a thoughtful and compelling … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Augustine of Hippo (August 28)

“Our hearts are restless, O God, until they rest in You.” — St. Augustine of Hippo Repost from Last Year: St. Augustine of Hippo was an early Christian theologian whose writings are considered very influential in the development of Western Christianity and Western … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, St. Augustine and Catholic Moral Law

In the United States, we celebrate the life and ideals of Martin Luther King, Jr. today.  I am too young to remember King or the civil rights movement. However, as a began my journey back to Christianity, I came across … Continue reading

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Creeping Creationism in Latin America?

“An important function of theology is that of keeping religion linked to reason, and reason, to religion. Both these functions are of essential importance to humanity. . . [T]here exist pathologies of religion and – not less dangerous – pathologies … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Jerome (September 30)

Saint Jerome (347 — 420) was a theologian and historian, who also became a Doctor of the Church. He is best known for his translation of the Bible into Latin (the Vulgate), and his commentaries on the Gospel of the Hebrews. His list of writings is extensive and … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Augustine of Hippo (August 28)

“Our hearts are restless, O God, until they rest in You.” — St. Augustine of Hippo St. Augustine of Hippo was an early Christian theologian whose writings are considered very influential in the development of Western Christianity and Western philosophy. He was bishop of Hippo Regius (present-day Annaba, … Continue reading

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