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Saint Paul the Sociologist

Re-reading the first chapter of St Paul’s Letter to the Romans recently, it occurred to me that Paul was offering, among other things, a kind of sociological theory of the three stages of society's moral degeneration.

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Redeemer of Man

In 1998 Charles Chaput, then the archbishop of Denver, hosted a meeting on “the new technologies and the human person,” co-sponsored by the Pontifical Council for Social Communications.

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Introduction: Knight of the Holy Ghost

Who was Gilbert Keith Chesterton? A rotund man in a cape brandishing a walking stick? Certainly. A twentieth-century writer? Prolifically. A great champion and defender of the Christian Faith? Gallantly.

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The Personalism of John Henry Newman

An astute writer on John Henry Newman has remarked that the soon to be saint, "stands at the threshold of the new age as a Christian Socrates, the pioneer of a new philosophy of the individual Person and Personal Life."

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