Was the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Justifiable?

Yesterday, North Korea purportedly test-detonated a hydrogen bomb, raising the tension in the region, and raising the prospect of yet-again the use of nuclear...

Tents, Migrants and Multiculturalism

With all the immigrants, purported refugees, if you will, streaming across the border into Canada, we are perforce becoming what is euphemistically termed a...

Pope Francis on the Assumption

Dear Brothers and Sisters! At the end of its Constitution on the Church, the Second Vatican Council left us a very beautiful meditation on Mary...

Lightning Crashes LiVE

  It seems that our culture in its ever increasing narrative against anything biblical and supernatural must be something that should be doubted, if not...

G.K. Chesterton Answers the Maniacs: Orthodoxy Revisited

G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936) was a Christian apologist, novelist, poet, historian, biographer, playwright and author of eighty books. First a convert from atheism to the...

A.J. Cronin: Take a look

I thoroughly enjoy books which give great insight to the inner workings of man's character and soul while being breathtakingly eloquent. Character-driven, the substance...

Mary, and the Work and Meaning of Beauty

I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children. (Genesis 3:16)   Ironically, although technological advances have made it possible for...

Faith, Family and Conflicting Duties

The most terrifying scene in the Old Testament occurs in Genesis 22, when God tests Abraham, saying:  “Take your son, your only son Isaac,...

A Review of Adrian Owen’s “Into the Gray Zone: A Neuroscientist Explores the Border...

Imagine that you could communicate with someone in a coma. What kinds of questions would you ask? Maybe you would ask if they had...

Is Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder?

College professors sometimes have too much time on their hands. While digging around in the crypt of an old medieval library in Oxford, I...