Regular Reasoning and “Signs and Wonders” Reasoning

In which we look at ways to situate within the Tradition the human habit of trying to second-guess God on the basis of thunderbolts, dodgy prophecies, and coincidences.

Communion of Saints, Communion of Sinners
The Benefits of Belief
Why the Church Distinguishes Between Mortal and Venial Sins
Why the Church Distinguishes between Mortal and Venial Sin, Part II
  • IB Bill

    I admit that sometimes when lightning gets really close, I start to pray. I mean, I sometimes start to pray as if God just threw that lightning bolt at me as a warning shot, even though I am well aware of the difference between Zeus the sky god and the God of Abraham.


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