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From Under the Rubble…Progress, Progressives, and Perversion

By Christopher Manion / October 26, 2012 /

Progress, Progressives, and Perversion “I Am Who Am” (Exodus 3:14) Last week’s Rubble examined change. Heraclitus feared it and longed for the unchanging logos. Only with the Incarnation did the logos get a name: Jesus Christ, the Alpha and the Omega, “first, last, and always.” In contrast to Christian philosophy, the heady hedonism of the…

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Footnote 4: Eternal Truths, Practical Consequences

By Christopher Manion / October 23, 2012 /

In this episode of Footnote, Dr. Manion discusses how Pope Benedict pleads with our bishops to teach all the truths of the Faith, even the “hard parts.” Is that just an abstract appeal to teach some theoretical moral maxims? Hardly. Mary Eberstadt explains how the Church’s failure to teach Humanae Vitae contributed to some very practical, and drastic, consequences for the Church.

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From Under the Rubble…Change You Can Believe In

By Christopher Manion / October 19, 2012 /

Change You Can Believe In “The old order changeth, yielding place to new, And God fulfils himself in many ways, Lest one good custom should corrupt the world.” Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Idylls of the King These are dark days for Christendom. The “old order changeth” indeed. Today the Rubble looks at one side of “change”;…

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Theology of the Body in One Paragraph (Unabridged version)

By John B. Manos / October 18, 2012 /

Can Theology of the Body be expressed in one paragraph? You bet! A surprising revelation about Theology of the Body and a concise but yet fuller explanation of how to maintain chastity.

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Footnote 3: The Sexual Revolution (continued)

By Christopher Manion / October 13, 2012 /

Think the sexual revolution was a walk in the park? Social Scientists have found otherwise – in spite of themselves. In this third episode of Footnote, Christopher Manion looks at contraception and its impact on society and the Catholic Church, as he further examines Mary Eberstadt’s important work, Adam and Eve After The Pill (Ignatius Press).

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Why does civil duty have to be so filthy?

By John B. Manos / October 13, 2012 /

We need to be informed on who to elect but the overkill of political discussion in our press is an undesirable dissipation, so what do we do?

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From Under the Rubble…Tough Times

By Christopher Manion / October 11, 2012 /

It’s been a tough ten years in many ways for America. Catholic and conservative principles alike have been attacked, ignored, even betrayed. Bewildered conservatives watched a president who had campaigned as a humble born-again Christian blowing out budgets and launching an endless, worldwide war “to put an end to evil.” It was political folly and…

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Understanding the Marriage Amendment

By wffguest / October 6, 2012 /

Ed. Note. The Bellarmine Forum is pleased to present this guest essay written by Richard Aleman on one of the most critical issues of our day. In Minnesota (as in other states) a vocal and well funded minority has called into question the very meaning of marriage and threatens to redefine it. Mr. Aleman has…

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Footnote 2: Feminism’s Bitter Pill

By Christopher Manion / October 4, 2012 /

This week, we examine the impact of the sexual revolution on American culture through the eyes of social scientists, in view of Catholic doctrine.

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