Are There Unwritten Apostolic Traditions? An Introductory Look at the Evidence

The fundamental disagreement between Catholics and Protestants concerns the issue of authority. The Protestant position(s) is(are) often grouped under the label of “sola Scriptura.” One example of a definition of sola Scriptura can be found in the Westminster Confession of … Continue reading Are There Unwritten Apostolic Traditions? An Introductory Look at the Evidence

A Pragmatic Argument for Belief in the Existence of God from Competent Authority

The existence of God can be rationally demonstrated and known with certainty (Aristotle, Aquinas, and other great thinkers show us this). But this knowledge is extremely difficult to reach. The existence of God is one of the final conclusions of … Continue reading A Pragmatic Argument for Belief in the Existence of God from Competent Authority

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