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October 03, 2011
Recursing on the Trinity
In a recent RCIA class, the lecturer was going over the concept of the Trinity...
September 26, 2011
Natural Death Black Boxes
I warned commenters against turning the Soup Nazi Approach to Sex post into an abortion...
August 04, 2011
Turing Test Easter Egg
Contestants in the Ideological Turing Test adopted a lot of different strategies, but I don’t...
August 01, 2011
The ‘Obvious’ Consequence
In my last two posts about Jenifer Fulwiler’s controversial piece for the National Catholic...
June 30, 2011
My New Favorite Pope…
...is Clement XI! Why, you ask? Simply put, he is responsible for my favorite...
June 27, 2011
False Neutrality and Anorexia Mirabilis
In the wake of New York’s legalization of gay marriage (Excelsior!) and the Pride marches...
June 01, 2011
Stemming the Knowledge Drain
Technically relevant to the content of this post I've been following in the footsteps of...
May 13, 2011
Doubting the Utility Argument
First, a quick clarification: in yesterday's post about Divine Mystery, I used the phrases 'Catholic'...
May 11, 2011
This past Sunday, I attended an Orthodox liturgy for the first time, in the company...
April 30, 2011
Baffled by Divine Mercy Sunday
I am totally confused by Divine Mercy Sunday tomorrow. According to my googling (which began,...
April 29, 2011
In Which I Feel Like a Heel
This Easter season, I made it to two days of the Triduum: Maundy Thursday and...
April 26, 2011
New Spins on Old Posts
I'll have a longer post up tomorrow with reflection on my experience over Easter, but,...
April 21, 2011
Only Bad Catholics Go to Hell?
That's one possible consequence of the doctrine of invincible ignorance we were discussing yesterday. If...
April 18, 2011
A Very Strange Solution
I started this blog in part because my boyfriend and I have a problem. Because...
April 15, 2011
NFP, Contraception, and (oh yes) Transhumanism
I really appreciate the patience and attention to detail both sides are displaying in the...
March 19, 2011
A Plea for an Exegesis Guest Post
My thanks to the many people who are commenting on yesterday's post listing common mistakes...
March 18, 2011
The Atheist’s Guide to Catholics in 7 Quick Takes (3/18/11)
This week, Jen of Conversion Diary (the gracious host of this blog carnival) wrote a...
February 24, 2011
Lenten Sacrifice Suggestions?
Lent starts very late this year, but I was prompted to start thinking about...
February 19, 2011
Biblical Sacrifice Question – updated
Command the children of Israel, and say unto them, My offering, [and] my bread for...
February 13, 2011
“I was born and bred in a paradox patch!”
I've been writing a series of posts on the intellectual attraction I've felt to G.K....
February 13, 2011
Time for a Few Facts
Ok. I've been reading through the swiftly growing comment threads about Catholic doctrine relating to...
February 12, 2011
Debunking a Debunking
Ok. There's been a controversy brewing on the "Is it so hard not to desecrate the...
February 06, 2011
A Few Stories Worth Their Salt
After hearing today's readings at Mass, I wanted to share a favorite non-fiction book with...
February 05, 2011
An Attraction to Orthodoxy (Series)
As part of my Sunday's Good Book series, I posted about G.K. Chesterton's Orthodoxy and...
February 01, 2011
Testing the Truth-Telling Thing
"This, therefore, is, in conclusion, my reason for accepting the religion and not merely...
January 15, 2011
Other Thoughts on Prayer
The pitch that prayer can change anyone's life, if you give it a try,...
January 14, 2011
Credit Where It’s Due
I had a really fun time this week when I attended a lecture/discussion on...
October 11, 2010
Confused by today’s readings
I'm still in the middle of a series of posts on sin and immorality (and...
September 28, 2010
The Two-Lazarus Problem
Update: I was pleased to see that Catholic convert and blogger Mark Shea chose these...
September 20, 2010
What should I do at churches offering open communion?
Over the summer, while I was working in DC, I decided to visit every...
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