Tag Archives: Peter Kreeft

ADVENTCAzT 2021: 13 – Friday 2nd Week of Advent – I don’t want amnesty. I want surgery.

One of a series of 5 minute daily podcasts during Advent 2021. We continue with the description of the Station ceremonies at St. Peter’s Basilica for the 3rd Sunday of Advent. Then, Peter Kreeft gives another brilliant reason for why … Read More

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ADVENTCAzT 2021: 09 – Monday 2nd Week of Advent – The Devil really, really resents being whupped by a woman.

One of a series of 5 minute daily podcasts during Advent 2021. Today we have wisdom from a Church Father, Lactantius, about being consistent in living what we say to others. Peter Kreeft talks about whuppin’ the Devil and he … Read More

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BOOK NOTES: New from Peter Kreeft and a one-day KINDLE sale on the Rumer Godden’s In This House Of Brede

I am starting on a new book from Ignatius Press by Peter Kreeft – always good – who has written a fictional conversation about the Eucharist between three religious figures of the 20th century: C.S. Lewis J.R.R. Tolkien Billy Graham … Read More

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Catholic? Why?

Quotes from the article that follows: Freely to assent to truth is the heart of what it means to be civilized. A human order is built on fidelity to tradition and principle. While there are signs of life in various … Read More

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BOOKS RECEIVED: Peter Kreeft and 2018 Ignatius Pew Missal

I receive a lot of books. Some are immediately recognizable as worthwhile. I have stacks of books awaiting attention. Here are a couple. First, there’s the “Congregational Edition” of the 2018 Ignatius [Press] Pew Missal made in collaboration with the Augustine … Read More

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#ActonU 2016 Wrap-up and a Scholarship Opportunity

This year’s Acton University ended with bang.  Peter Kreeft gave a talk on the last day in which he made some great comments about music, including music used in church. Dr. Kreeft, a long-time prof at Boston College, began by … Read More

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Acton U 2014: Day 3

A bit of a round up from last night.  We had as our evening speaker, after supper, Andy Crouch.  Afterward, a little pack went for adult beverages and discussion of the burning topics of the day. This morning it was … Read More

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Peter Kreeft on liberals: “A Catholic cannot be today what is called a liberal about abortion.”

From the Wisconsin State Journal we have a tale of the visit and speech given by Dr. Peter Kreeft at the Pastoral Center of the Diocese of Madison, where the H.E. Most Rev. Robert Morlino reigns. In the Spirit: Can … Read More

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Dr. Peter’s responds to Dr. Kreeft

I posted a piece by Peter Kreeft who opined that it would be good for one hundred anti-abortion-graphic-image-totin’ bishops to be thrown in jail as a witness against abortion.  Among other consequences, the press could not ignore the message. I … Read More

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“Not because I hate bishops, because I love them.”

I have made the argument that John Paul II slowly shifted the character of the episcopate in the USA.   Eventually, the balance shifted.  The balance is shifting in presbyterates.  The balance is shifting in seminaries. When the numbers grow high … Read More

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