Guest Post: Aquinas’s Fifth Way Contra Paley

This is a guest post from ‘Meister Seraphim’ of the Dogs with Torches podcast/youtube channel, which can be found here. Thanks to Meister Seraphim for his contribution. If you would like to submit a guest post for the blog, please … Continue reading Guest Post: Aquinas’s Fifth Way Contra Paley

Is God Obligated to Create the Best Possible World? Disputed Questions Article One

Whether God is obligated to create the best possible world? Objection 1: It seems that God is obligated to create the best possible world, for Richard Swinburne defines God as “a person without a body (i.e. a spirit) who necessarily … Continue reading Is God Obligated to Create the Best Possible World? Disputed Questions Article One

On Faith and Reason: A Thomistic Account, Part II

“Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth.” – St. Pope John Paul II,¬†Fides et Ratio Today, there are two common errors concerning the relationship between faith and reason. On … Continue reading On Faith and Reason: A Thomistic Account, Part II

Apostolic Succession and the Bishop of Rome: A Case for Roman Catholicism

Introduction In a post a few weeks ago, I presented a historical argument in defense of apostolic succession. Basically, apostolic succession is the view that Christ handed his own divinely validated authority on to his apostles, who likewise handed the … Continue reading Apostolic Succession and the Bishop of Rome: A Case for Roman Catholicism