Tagged: Books

Is Genesis Metaphorical or Historical?

One of the more informative podcasts I listen to regularly is Issues Etc.  Recently, they interviewed Joel Heck, who’s written a very inexpensive book entitled In the Beginning, God: Creation from God’s Perspective, which examines the questions surrounding the historicity and interpretation of Genesis. I...

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Causes of same-sex attraction

NARTH has a nice reprint of an original article from The Catholic Standard & Times which discusses the roots of homosexuality.  The author, Dr. Richard Fiztgibbons, contributed to the Catholic booklet on this issue called Homosexuality and Hope. The main section titles are: Weak Masculine/Feminine...

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Science as Salvation – A Cautionary Tale

Leon Kass, former chair of the President’s Council on Bioethics from 2002-2005, has a nice lecture on the University Channel Podcast.  He is also the author of many books, including Life, Liberty, and the Defense of Dignity: The Challenge for Bioethics. We are largely unaware  that...

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Three types of assertions

Was doing some reading today, and came across the word “assertoric,” which forced me to the dictionary. As it turns out, it is a word typically used in philosophy, and I found the definition below. What is notable about it is not just the interesting...

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