Yep, Christmas carols have begun already—and that’s cool! I’m not one of these Catholics that won’t allow Christmas songs until it’ Christmas, but, but, it’s not yet Christmas. It’s Advent. SO! Here are 8 BEAUTIFUL Advent songs to remind you that Christmas is not here yet. Viva la Advent!
Subscribe to Pints With Aquinas on iTunes here. In this episode of Pints With Aquinas I chat with philosopher Robert Delfino about Thomas’ 3rd argument for the existence of God, commonly called the contingency argument. Here’s how Thomas lays it out: “The third way is taken from possibility and necessity, and runs thus. We find […]
Last week we (my fam-jam) spent four days in North Georgia in a cabin without technology. Here’s my son Peter by the chapel I tried praying with him in.
If you haven’t yet subscribed to Pints With Aquinas, you should do that here. In today’s episode of PWA, I chat with my good friend Trent Horn about whether science has done away with the need for God. We hone in on one of the two objections St. Thomas sets himself for why God does […]
I can’t wait until someone much smarter and better at writing than me writes what I’m about to here. The Technology TakeOver Technology is taking over our lives. False. Technology has taken over our lives. What was designed to save us time has spun us into a frenzy. I wake up, […]
Subscribe to Pints With Aquinas here. Or, if you’re an android user, listen here. And if you’re especially awesome, get this! In his commentary on Boethius’ De Trinitate Thomas Aquinas reminds us why the truths of philosophy and the truths of theology are not in competition and why one cannot contradict the other. If a truth of […]
Subscribe to Pints With Aquinas here. Or, if you’re an android user, listen here. And if you’re especially awesome, get this! Here is what St Thomas has to say regarding the ordination of women (listen to the podcast above to get my commentary on his thoughts). Objection 1. It would seem that the female sex is […]
Subscribe to Pints With Aquinas here. Or, if you’re an android user, listen here. And if you’re especially awesome, get this! Here’s what St. Thomas had to say about Muhammad and Islam “[Muhammad] seduced the people by promises of carnal pleasure to which the concupiscence of the flesh goads us. His teaching also contained precepts that […]
Before we get underway, a few words about Matt Fradd’s new book, Pints With Aquinas, 50+ Deep Thoughts From the Angelic Doctor. Beer is easily loveable. But medieval monastic philosophers? They can easily be intimidating, even though they shouldn’t be. In this short, pithy book, Matt Fradd makes arguably the greatest mind in the history […]
On 1 November 1950 Pope Pius XII defined the dogma of the assumption of Mary: “By the authority of our Lord Jesus Christ, of the Blessed Apostles Peter and Paul, and by our own authority, we pronounce, declare, and define it to be a divinely revealed dogma: that the Immaculate Mother of God, the ever […]