Posts Tagged ‘philosophy’

On a Catholic-Protestant Philosophical Alliance

Alvin Plantinga is an American analytical philosopher, and is the John A. O’Brien Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame. He has been described by Time magazine as “America’s leading orthodox Protestant philosopher of God.” …

Learning From a Jewish Philosopher Admired by John Paul II

Since the election of Pope Francis, the Catholic Church has been engaged in a re-discovery of its close association with the poor and those who suffer. In his call for “a poor church for the poor,” Francis has reminded Christians of the need for sol…

Women have unique understanding of the ‘truth of man,’ philosopher says

Vatican City, Nov 4, 2013 / 08:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In light of Pope Francis’ call for a deeper theology of women, a leading Italian philosopher spoke of the importance of Edith Stein’s writings on gender, urging that she extracts the es…

Pontifical Academy Hosts Aquinas Conference in US

For the first time in its history, the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas will hold a conference in the United States. The conference will take place this weekend, October 17-19, in Houston, Texas, with the sponsorship of The Center for Thomisti…

Religious Liberty and Freedom of Conscience

The ongoing conflict in the United States about health care regulations has focused attention on conscience and religious liberty. In a recent book Robert P. George has collected a series of his essays and articles on this subject. As well as being …

Science Si! Scientism No!

Above all, do not attempt to use science (I mean, the real sciences) as a defence against Christianity. They will positively encourage him to think about realities he can’t touch and see. There have been sad cases among the modern physicists. If he must dabble in science, keep him on economics and sociology; don’t let […]

Writer – John Gorzelanski (Littleton, CO)

WRITER Publishing/Journalism, FT ContractJohn Gorzelanski (Littleton, CO)12/05/2012 From: John Paul Gorzelanski; Littleton, Colorado To: Interested Fathers and mature young men. Purpose: Solicit help in writing a book about fatherhood. Reason: 75 ye…

Does an unborn baby have the right to use his mother’s body?

by Stephanie Gray This week I’ll be making a return trip to speak at my alma mater, UBC. This upcoming engagement has brought to mind an encounter I had with a philosophy and pre-law student at that same campus just a few months ago. The young woman …

Between Tradition and the Modern World

An Introduction to the Thought of Fr. Bernard Lonergan

Register Radio: Myths about the Church & Plenary Indulgence

By Tim Drake |
Today on Register Radio, we first spoke with Dr. Christopher Kaczor, professor of philosophy at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, about his brand new Ignatius Press book “The Seven Big Myths about the Catholic…