For Pentecost, Pope Francis and Bishop Baron talked about unity in diversity. In the Politics, Aristotle presents a political theory with a similar theme.
What is the purpose of myths? Myths have 2 functions: to give strength through a connection with transcendent reality and to present a paradigm for action.
Kant and Newman believed you could prove the existence of God through our awareness of the conscience. Here are some quotes that explain their arguments.
Over the millennia, the human species has made cultural objects that bear striking resemblance to each other despite distances of time and space.
There are 5 transcendental desires that philosophers have recognized since the time of Plato. What are they, and how can they provide evidence for a soul?
Within the numinous experience, the numen presents itself as having two distinct poles of feeling-content: mysterium tremendum and mysterium fascinans.
Plato argued for proof of a soul from transcendental desires. We can also find evidence from the numen, the sacred in the world, and conscience.
In view of God's unconditional love and His redemption of suffering, one might ask, why would God have allowed suffering to occur in the first place?
Over the past 4 or 8 or 12 years, it’s worth wondering if we're becoming people who claim to love humanity, but fail to love and befriend actual persons.
It is an unfortunate and terrifying catechesis that presents God as a being whose happiness is indifferent to my existence.