Tag : Natural law

Written on Nov, 26, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

To understand what God has called the Church in America to do, we need to understand both the nature of the Church AND the nature of America. There’s a brief essay by Robert Reilly over at The Stream (False Founding: Was America Anti-Christian From the Beginning?) that offers us a good start to the latter task. Here’s a snippet. In …

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Written on Aug, 17, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

We can understand something of the Kingdom of God by looking at everyday experience. To be sure, everyday life isn’t sufficient—we are always dependent on divine grace poured out in the sacraments, the Scriptures and Holy Tradition—but we ought not make the perfect the enemy of the good. And an understanding and obedience to the “laws of nature and nature’s God” dependent not on revelation but reason is a good, if imperfect, thing.

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