Category Archives: Theology

Substantial Artifacts

Proposition: Artifacts are substances in the same way as natural substances, e.g. a mouse trap is a substance in the way that a mouse is a substance. Either the artificial substance’s essence finds its source and origin in God or … Continue reading

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Catholic 10 Year Reading Plan

Read the Bible entirely every year in addition to: Year 1: Catechism of the Catholic Church Year 2: Catechism of the Council of Trent Year 3: Compendium of Social Doctrine Year 4: Haydock’s Commentary on the Scriptures Year 5: Summa Theologica … Continue reading

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The Resurrection of the Body

Salvation is to be saved from some evil. The resurrection of Jesus reveals a particular salvation. The just in the bosom of Abraham possessed a natural bliss. Christ won for them supernatural bliss in heaven, however there is something deficient … Continue reading

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Reasonable Hope – Contents of Hell

Concerning a reasonable hope that all are saved. Outline Hell is very full of persons – Article of Faith Demons, i.e. angelic persons, in hell Most of creation is angelic – Aquinas 1/3 of angel cast into hell – Revelations … Continue reading

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Reformation Day

Either 1) the Church was totally depraved or 2) it was not. 1) If the Church was totally depraved then Luther et al. may have been justified in abandoning the Roman Church for it was not the Church of Christ. Either … Continue reading

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Equality is said in many ways

One of the most interesting claims is need for equality in society. I’ve rarely seen any attempt to defend what kind of equality is needed. There are many senses of equality and many of them are equivocal. “All men are … Continue reading

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Notes on a Theology of Sexuality

Male sexuality is a going forth to bear fruit, whereas female sexuality is a bringing forth of fruit. In the Garden, woman was taken from the side of man. Something went forth and brought into being woman. In the Garden, … Continue reading

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