Category Archives: Liturgy of the Hours

On the Choice of One’s Love

In his 2005 commencement address to the new graduates of Kenyon College, the American write David Foster Wallace offered the following deeply shocking words to those young progressives: “In the day-to-day trenches of adult life, there is actually no such … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Life

Immanuel Kant was by no means a Catholic philosopher, but he still wrote some things helpful for Catholics. Consider, for example, Kant’s discussion early in the Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals on the purpose of life. What is the … Continue reading

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The Old Testament on the Order of Love

Since it’s Ash Wednesday, why not a more theological post for a change? A week or so ago I posted an excerpt from Bleak House by Charles Dickens in order to give a literary example to illustrate a philosophical point: … Continue reading

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