Fighting for Peace

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. Matthew 5:9 As Father Kirby reminds us, St. Augustine defined peace as the “tranquility of order.” In its proper place, including right relations with other creatures, every being is good. Only the disorder produced by ripping a thing out of its properContinue reading “Fighting for Peace”

Science and Spirituality

Thou hast made us for thyself, and our hearts are restless until they find their rest in thee. St. Augustine, Confessions It’s amazing what social science can do, when not driven by ideological opposition to the objective order of things. Looking back over the turmoil and triumph of his life, the Bishop of Hippo realizedContinue reading “Science and Spirituality”