13 Aug 2017
I'll be talking about miracles today. Also religious art and kitsch, the Mayan apocalypse, and why folks occasionally see faces that aren't there. Even by my standards, this post rambles a bit.
Quite a few folks act as if they think faith and reason, religion and science, have about as much to do with each other as cheese and Wednesday.
Some go a step further, and blame the world's woes on religion.
The antics of loudly-religious folks don't help make faith look like a reasonable, or safe, part of today's world.
I think faith isn't reason, but that it's reasonable. I also think that an honest search for truth doesn't threaten faith. (Catechism of the Catholic Church, 31-35, 159; "Fides et Ratio;" "Gaudium et Spes," 36)
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