There’s this: Zechariah said to the angel, “How will I know that this is so? For I am an old man, and my wife is getting on in years.” The angel replied, “I am Gabriel. […]
Downton Abbey, Francis Bacon, Spiderman, and St. Augustine: Who holds the power of That Thing We Call Science?
“I am come in very truth, leading Nature to you with all of her children, to bind her to your service and to make her your slave.” Francis Bacon was a beast of a man. Standing in the midst […]
Downton Abbey and the Cultural Divide
So I’m just gonna put it out there: I really enjoy watching Downton Abbey. I’ve watched my share of TV shows in recent years, and Downton has won my allegiance like Peter Jackson after two Lord of the […]
Faith!? You Can’t Teach Faith!
Coming from a Thomistically inspired perspective, as is my wont, faith is not something that can be taught. Rather, faith is a gift from God, one of the many ways in which God communicates God’s […]
Thoughts from the Science Classroom: Faith!? What faith?!
Where is faith in the science classroom? Where is faith in the physics courses, studying the latest developments from the Large Hadron Collider; the astrophysics graduate classrooms, perusing the search for life on other planets via […]
Sacred Music: Gregorian Chant and the David Crowder Band
I have always appreciated the ability of good music to slow down my life. So often music simply drifts into the background: an entrance hymn as the pastor walks down the aisle, something to accompany […]
The Entangled Beauty of Ecumenism
On Christmas Eve I had the privilege of attending two Christmas services: a 4pm Evangelical Presbyterian Church service focused around children and an 8pm Roman Catholic Mass. Although the differences between the two services were […]
Two Lonely Pregnant Women Rejoicing…A Reflection for the Third Sunday of Advent
Joy, hope, spirit, and suspense are all themes of this Sunday’s readings. While any one pastor or reader may gather various meanings from a single set of scripture, I offer today my personal take on […]
The Solemnity of All Saints
Then one of the elders spoke up and said to me, “Who are these wearing white robes, and where did they come from?” ~ John of Patmos I find myself all too comfortable with where […]
Theologically considering stay-at-home fatherhood
I am a stay-at-home dad of two boys, a 19-month old and an almost 3-month old. This and this alone places me in the minority of couples with children. These days, it seems, being a […]
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