Author: Shaun McAfee

Summa Blogologica: Question 2 – God’s Existence

It may surprise some but the argument for God goes back further than Christianity. In fact, when Paul discusses the “unknown God” to the Greeks at the Areopagus in Acts 17, he is talking to a people who have heard these ideas but haven’t generally accepted them. Then Paul stood up at the Areopagus and said: “You Athenians, I see that in every respect you are very religious. For as I walked around looking carefully at your shrines, I even discovered an altar inscribed, ‘To an Unknown God.’ What therefore you unknowingly worship, I proclaim to you. The God who made the world...

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A Biblical Look at Confession

First posted at Ignitum Today. A friend of mind had just learned of my decision to join the Catholic faith. He was nice about it, that is, he didn’t give me the “whore of babylon” reaction. He dropped me off after a slice of pizza and said, “You know, there’s just one thing I could never do.” “Whats that?” “Confession. I could never confess to a priest.” “Don’t want to or just don’t understand it?” “Don’t understand it. It makes no sense.” “I know what you mean. I didn’t understand it either, but you know where Jesus appears to the Apostles in...

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