Aesthetics and Spirituality Part V: Idols

Aesthetics and Spirituality Part V: Idols

Our ancestors' agreement about the spiritual world with use of idols, globally, can also infer the the existence of an immortal soul.
Maybe I’m The Problem

Maybe I’m The Problem

When the St. Catherine of Siena looked for answers as to why such suffering was occurring in the world, she pointed to an unlikely source: herself.
Aesthetics and Spirituality Part IV: Tombs

Aesthetics and Spirituality Part IV: Tombs

Across eras and continents, historians have found similarities in global burial traditions, which shows the human belief in the soul’s immortality.
Jordan Peterson Returns, and We See Ourselves

Jordan Peterson Returns, and We See Ourselves

I feel duty-bound to bring the good news that a spiritually enriching drama is now playing on You Tube: the return of Jordan B. Peterson, Ph.D.
The One and the Many: How to Find Unity in Diversity

The One and the Many: How to Find Unity in Diversity

For Pentecost, Pope Francis and Bishop Baron talked about unity in diversity. In the Politics, Aristotle presents a political theory with a similar theme.
Aesthetics and Spirituality Part III: Transformation Through Dress

Aesthetics and Spirituality Part III: Transformation Through Dress

Across the world and throughout human history, artisans have created similar objects in response to their cultures’ religious impulses—including dress.
Aesthetics and Spirituality Part II: Quests

Aesthetics and Spirituality Part II: Quests

This essay, the second in the series, is about the holy quest or pilgrimage. I will divide this essay into three sections: Roads, Gateways and Lodestars.
Pornography: A Frightful Rejection of the Human Face

Pornography: A Frightful Rejection of the Human Face

In our own day and age, we might observe that pornography is winter; it chases sunshine from the human face. In fact, it chases away the human face itself.
From the Vatican Observatory: Commentary on ‘Cosmos: Possible Worlds’

From the Vatican Observatory: Commentary on ‘Cosmos: Possible Worlds’

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Cosmos: Possible Worlds is on TV this fall. I'm a big Cosmos fan. But of course, the show could always be better—maybe a lot better.
What Novels Can Teach Us About Evangelization

What Novels Can Teach Us About Evangelization

After years of producing apologetics, I recently learned something new about evangelizing others. It has to do with POV, or point-of-view.

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