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Why Materialism and Dualism Both Fail to Explain Your Mind

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NOTE: This is a follow-up article to Patrick's post on Wednesday titled, "Body, Soul, and the Mind/Brain Question".     Having laid the foundation of the human soul in Wednesday's post, let us now turn to its proper character and function. According to St. Thomas Aquinas, man’s soul comprises all those powers proper to lower organisms, namely metabolism, sensation, and locomotion; however, a still higher power remains that is non-existent in all other soul-possessors—intellection. “We must conclude that the nutritive soul, the sensitive soul, and the intellectual soul are in man numerically one and the same.”1 Therefore,... Read More

Frogs

Body, Soul, and the Mind/Brain Question

In addition to my recent article, “Atheism and the Personal Pronoun,” Strange Notions... Read More

Materialism

Irreconcilable Differences: The Divorce of Materialism and Truth

According to many today, the advance of the natural physical sciences continues to shrink... Read More

Tamil

Is Religion Responsible for the World’s Violence?

A few months ago, a “gun-toting atheist” and self-proclaimed “anti-theist” killed... Read More

Objections

Answering 5 More Common Objections to the Resurrection

NOTE: Christians around the world celebrated Good Friday and Easter last week, which commemorate... Read More

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Real Encounter: 13 Reasons Jesus’ Disciples Did Not Hallucinate

NOTE: Christians around the world celebrated Good Friday and Easter last week, which commemorate... Read More

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Refuting the Myth Theory: 6 Reasons Why the Resurrection Accounts are True

NOTE: Christians around the world celebrated Good Friday and Easter last week, which commemorate... Read More

Pentecost

Debunking the Conspiracy Theory: 7 Arguments Why Jesus’ Disciples Did Not Lie

NOTE: Christians around the world celebrated Good Friday and Easter last week, which commemorate... Read More

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Rejecting the Swoon Theory: 9 Reasons Why Jesus Did Not Just Faint on the Cross

NOTE: Christians around the world celebrated Good Friday and Easter last week, which commemorate... Read More

Resurrection

5 Possible Theories that Explain the Resurrection of Jesus

NOTE: Christians around the world celebrated Good Friday and Easter last week, which commemorate... Read More

William Holman Hunt: The Scapegoat, 1854.

Sacrifice and the Sacred

I once saw a startling exhibition in the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin titled “Kingship... Read More