Loving others, the Christian way

We are usually attracted to our own face. In a video, the National Geographic Channel featured a popular way of presenting the research idea that human beings are attracted to those who they perceived to look like themselves. Results show that we feel most attracted to those faces with the most degree of similarity to our […]

The Serpent and the Lamb

A reading this week recalls the words of Christ: [J]ust as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, so that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life. [Jn 3:14-15] But how did Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert? Why did Moses needed to lift the […]

Peter Kreeft on Evidence of Resurrection

  Question: Did Christ resurrect on the that first Easter Sunday? Peter Kreeft, a well-known Catholic theologian offers a Thomistic way of reasoning in the question. He discusses all possible cases related to the Question. In what follows, we refer to his featured writing entitled “Evidence for the Resurrection of Christ”. It can be read […]

Death of God

Can God die? If die is to mean the separation of the soul (life principle) and the body, it cannot happen to God since God is spirit. Spirit are the opposite of physically existing. Spiritual things are things that exist without body. Things that exists with bodily nature are called corporeal beings. If not, then they […]

Did God become fully human in Christ?

It is interesting to know that there still exists certain “heresies”[1] surrounding the person of Jesus Christ — the Emmanuel or God with Us. In the Christian Creed, we say: [I believe in] Jesus Christ: only Son of God and our Lord; conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary; suffered under Pontius Pilate, crucified, […]

Mother Nature/Earth

One often encounters concepts such as Mother Nature or Mother Earth used in various stories and even in media. Colloquial words typically mean the entire natural universe that supports life as we know it. In the Bible, it says in Genesis 1:24: Then God said, “Let the earth bring forth living creatures after their kind: cattle and […]

Motherhood and Incarnation

A serious misconception of motherhood leads to critical mistakes in theological understanding of Mary’s role in the Salvation History. The Virgin Mary is the Mother of God. She did not just mother Jesus in his humanity but did mother God. In Jesus, God was made flesh dwelling with us [Jn 1:1-14]. But what does it mean […]