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Recent Posts

It’s important to know facts about the people who lie in the service of an antichrist cult.

Yesterday we talked a bit about Paul in the context of first century culture and mores. What stands in the background of all such discussions is a fundamental difference I have with an awful lot of my contemporaries. In a word, I think an awful

Arguing about Paul

Over on the Book of Face, I happened on an article about St. Paul, who happens to be a fave of mine. In the course of the discussion, somebody made a characteristically postmodern remark about him. I say “characteristically postmodern” because it exhibits the curious

Just a quick refresher. Grave evil loves the big lie, and the two biggest lies it tells are 1) that it is Courageous and 2) that it is just soooo confused about what evil even is. Perverted Courage is what ties all these brazen attempt

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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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