Category Archives: Theology

Pope Francis: Rad Trad

What is he doing? By Mark Connolly, MTS The latest offering from Pope Francis has caused a great deal of commentary and hand-wringing. Valiant attempts have been made to contextualize his writings and his off the cuff comments so as … Continue reading

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Objective, Tango (Apologies to Shakira)

I object. I, object. By: FRATER BOVIOUS (CARROLLTON, TX – Cradle of Civilization) Do you object to objective reality? What is your objection? Once upon a time, in a strange land removed from today more by ideology than distance and … Continue reading

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Does Sin Exist, is it Real? (Part Two)

Why Would Saint JPII Take Reconciliation Weekly? By: FRATER BOVIOUS PART TWO, just in time the second Sunday of Lent (Part One is Here.) In the previous article, written way back in July of 2015, we first started with an attempt to … Continue reading

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The Seven Signposts on the Highway to Hell, Part II

With apologies to anyone that came across this article by googling AC/DC By FRATER BOVIOUS But, it’s not that obvious, is it. In the previous article the issue of sin was explored in some detail. Sin was defined as a moral … Continue reading

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Faith is a Four Letter Word

That Starts with “W” By: FRATER BOVIOUS (CARROLLTON, TX – Cradle of Civilization) Faith. The final frontier. To boldly go where the mustard seed has gone before. (Apologies to Kirk and Picard and Gene Rodenberry.) It seems that ‘faith’ is … Continue reading

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Send in the Clones – With Apologies to Frank Sinatra

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Clone Wars.” By: FRATER BOVIOUS (CARROLLTON, TX – Cradle of Civilization) Dolly the sheep, remember her? She is known because she was the first mammal to be cloned from an adult somatic … Continue reading

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Why There Almost Certainly Is No God

Well, sort of. Chapter 4 of “The God Delusion” By FRATER BOVIOUS (CARROLLTON, TX – Cradle of Civilization) The above is one version of a quote that reportedly originated in a speech given by Professor of Philosophy at UCLA, Abraham Kaplan. … Continue reading

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