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Nihilism, Grace, and the Religion of the Rose

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 in Catholic Church, G.K. Chesterton, God, Homepage, John Caputo, Love, Mysticism, Postmodernism | 1 comment

I just returned from a Caribbean cruise (my life is hard), and I brought two books with me: Chuck Klosterman’s The Visible Man, and...

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I Am an Agnostic

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 in Agnosticism, Catholic Church, God, Homepage, Humanity, Postmodernism, Suffering, Worldviews | 24 comments

(And so are you.) Here’s what I mean: Agnosticism refers to what we can claim to “know” (gnosis  being the Greek word...

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Of Mysticism Sacred and Secular

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Catholic Church, Culture, God, Homepage, Humanity, Love, Miracles, Mysticism, Worldviews | 18 comments

I was recently watching HBO’s new documentary on Scientology, Going Clear, and was astounded at how so many wealthy, powerful, and...

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Worldviews Weighed and Wanting

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in America, Catholic Church, Culture War, Homepage, Politics, Worldviews | 2 comments

It seems to me that there are certain moments in life when a person needs to ask, “If my worldview is turning me into this  kind of...

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“Musings of a Misfit Catholic”

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Books and Literature, Catholic Church, Homepage, Humanity, Musings of a Misfit Catholic | 12 comments

I know, I know: It has been ages since I last posted anything here. I have been wanting to reboot this site for a while, so we’ll...

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Give Peace a Chance, or Something

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Catholic Church, God, Homepage, Humanity | 5 comments

I have mentioned it before, but being Catholic has had a mellowing effect on me. While a lot of guys from my former theological circle...

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