Archive | January, 2015

Aquinas: The Biblical Approach of the Model Catholic Theologian

Today is the Feast Day of St. Thomas Aquinas! In honor of that, I thought I’d cover some ground I’ve been over before, namely, Thomas’ role as a model of Catholic theology and his primary focus on Scripture. Perhaps most striking—at least to some—is Thomas’ insistence on the priority of the literal-historical sense of Scripture.

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St. Agnes, a lamb for Christ

“Wednesday is the feast of St. Agnes of Rome, virgin and martyr. I have a special devotion to little Agnes. Both my mom and my eldest daughter are named for her. I visit her relics whenever I’m in Rome. ” ~ Mike Aquilina Listen to Mike Aquilina as he talks with Bruce & Kris McGregor

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Get the Newest Letter and Spirit

Just as there is a Catholic way of praying, eating, and living in community, there is a Catholic way of understanding history. Catholics don’t look at the world and see man trapped in a fatalistic, never-ending cycle of birth and death as the ancient pagans did. Nor do we see history progressing as a triumphant

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Joy without Borders

The apologist C.S. Lewis imagined an unredeemed world as a place where it was always winter, but never Christmas. This winter I find myself in a different place from Lewis’s imagining. It’s always Christmas, it seems — and that is as it should be. My book about Christmas, Joy to the World, appeared shortly before Advent

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