Faith in the future

August 6, 2016 (Kampala): I finished reading Thomas Kuhn's famous book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions...parts of which I had read ten years ago in Dallas. This go-around, I mostly read it in terms of the 'revolution' I see myself as being a part of. For a few hundred years, non-Catholic Christianity has been doing …

Continue reading Faith in the future

Hybrid heritage

March 11, 2016 (Kampala): This morning I read the first chapter in the exciting new book I got: The Book of the Cosmos by Dennis Danielson. It's an anthology of cosmological literature spanning 4000 years. The first chapter compares ancient Greek and Hebrew views of the universe and its origin. I can summarize as follows: …

Continue reading Hybrid heritage

Catholic

A worldview is, well, a world. In it, some things are clearly seen, like the land, bodies of water, trees, animals, and so forth. It has horizons, beyond which we cannot see but can only imagine. It has a clearly seen but mysterious firmament, a blue sky that is above us at all times but …

Continue reading Catholic