By the way, what is it about reductionism that is so attractive to well-schooled, well-fed, well-spoken persons? I don't see the appeal to trying to see reality solely in the Procrustean bed of the empirical method; particularly when it comes to anthropology, epistemology, ontology, and soteriology.
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Dogma, Doctrines, and Clichés, O My
David G. Bonagura, Jr. at The Catholic Thing reminds us that, as opposed to the Kristoffian approach to Catholicism that would peal away the mumbo-jumbo elements of the Church and leave the pristine humanism that the NYT and all progressivists yearn for, the Catholic Church answers most completely the deepest religious needs of a fallen race of human beings here.