Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Sanctity of Life

In my last post, I discussed Just War. To continue… The key to solving the issue, the plague, of war, just or unjust, is for humans to adapt a culture of life. We are raised from infancy in a culture … Continue reading

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Is War ever Just?

In his novel, The Things They Carried, novelist Tim O’brien, writing about the Vietnam War, says: “A true war story is never moral. It does not instruct, nor encourage virtue, nor suggest models of proper human behavior, nor restrain men … Continue reading

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The Seduction of Time

In Mark 8:33 of the New Testament, Jesus tells his disciple Peter, “Go behind me, Satan,” because Peter has suggested that Jesus was not going to suffer as the Son of Man. What does this verse tell us about Satan, about Jesus, … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Sense of Time

Aurelius Augustine’s interpretation of personal time (as revealed in his Confessions) provides each person with a model of the individual experience of the life and significance of Christ that has little to do with formal chronologies and history, and public events. … Continue reading

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