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Today we’ll take a look at St. Thomas on Disagreement, courtesy of Dr. Margarita Vega:

Continuing from yesterday… *** The other two places the Ascension is recounted as a story and not simply assumed as the backdrop to a discussion about something else is in Luke and its companion volume, Acts.  It is worth noting the distinction between how Luke

I thought I would offer a quasi-novena of posts on the Ascension, a neglected facet of New Testament theology that is nonetheless an important aspect of Christian faith (important enough to be mentioned in the Creed). By “quasi-novena” I mean I am posting my draft

It says so, right here on the Internet itself! So it must be true, right? No. They are not. One of the countless evidences of this is the fact that no tree has published a study demonstrating that humans have evidence of intelligence comparable to

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About Mark Shea

Greetings! I’m Mark P. Shea, a Catholic author and blogger who’s also done a spot of podcasting and even acting here and there, as well as radio and TV work. My latest book, The Church’s Best-Kept Secret: A Primer on Catholic Social Teaching was published in September 2020 by New City Press. Other works include By What Authority?: An Evangelical Discovers Catholic Tradition (Ignatius), Mary, Mother of the SonThis is My Body: An Evangelical Discovers the Real Presence (Christendom), and Making Senses Out of Scripture: Reading the Bible as the First Christians Did (Basilica), Salt and Light:  The Commandments, the Beatitudes, and a Joyful Life (Servant), The Heart of Catholic Prayer: Rediscovering the Our Father and the Hail Mary (Our Sunday Visitor) and The Work of Mercy:  Being the Hands and Heart of Christ (Servant).

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