The Annunciation: A Matter of Life and Death

There’s an ancient Jewish tradition which holds that March 25, the day on which the Catholic Church celebrates the moment when our Lord and Savior took on our human nature in the womb of the Virgin Mary, is also the day on which God began the original masterpiece of His Creation. Continue reading “The Annunciation: A Matter of Life and Death”

Christ, the Power of God and the Wisdom of God (1Cor1:24)

Dostoevsky’s famous The Brothers Karamazov revolves aroundThe_Brothers_Karamazov_by_LordShadowblade this broken family, especially the father and his three sons and the small Russian community in which they live.  One of the noticeable fact about this work is the distinction he makes between people.  Those engaged in objectively morally evil behavior have chaotic lives which seem to be spinning more out of control with every breath; they are carried away by every whim and wind.  On the other hand, those engaged in morally good behavior have a life of order, they’re in control, and their lives are peaceful.  It’s a remarkable contrast that is presented by Dostoevsky.

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