Joined: Feb. 23, 2012
I am a student at Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio. I am a History and Philosophy dual-major and a member of the University’s Honors Program in the Great Books of Western Civilization. My primary interests are in the philosophy of religion, the history of philosophy, and the ethics.
Aug. 22 at 1:00pm | Comments: 1 | Most recent comment: Dec. 12 at 9:51am
I begin this post with a question that has been continually recurring in my life, which is: What does it mean to be both a Christian and a philosopher (a lover of wisdom)? [I add the parenthesis to soften claims of intellectual arrogance - as it can be seen as presumptuous, if not pretentious, for an undergraduate student to assume the title: "philosopher." Although, in another way, anyone who participates in self-reflection, inspired by the Platonic call to "Know...
Apr. 22 at 3:00am | Comments: 4 | Most recent comment: Apr. 25 at 11:26pm
The Gospels give us the consistent message that the Christian life will not be easy to live. Indeed, the very heart of our Christian faith emphasizes that the highest expression of love is that love which is self-sacrificial. We must be willing to die to ourselves in order to validate our love for the other. Jesus makes this message even clearer when he affirms that the other for whom we are dying is our neighbor. Our...
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