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Confessions of a Convert

Robert Hugh Benson (1871-1914) was lauded in his own day as one of the leading figures in English literature, yet today he is almost completely forgotten. Few stars of the literary firmament have ever shone quite so brightly in their own time before being eclipsed quite so inexplicably in posterity. This excerpt is from his book "Confessions of a Convert", published the year before his death.

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Joy

Joy is more than happiness, just as happiness is more than pleasure.

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Whats So Great About Catholicism

With its divine foundation, sanction, and mission, nothing could be more glorious than the Catholic Church. But, of course, many people even many baptized Catholics dont see it that way.

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How to Think About Globalization

Soon after the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, the Economist published an editorial examining "the roots of hatred" underlying it. Many reasons for why people might hate the United States were considered.

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Twelve Ways to Know God

Jesus defines eternal life as knowing God (Jn 17:3). What are the ways? In how many different ways can we know God, and thus know eternal life?

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