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Open Reproof Is Good for Everyone DISPUTATIONS - March 3, 2014 ... first reading that stood out for me: Though you may have to reprove your fellow citizen, do not incur sin because of him. Good advice for Catholic bloggers. This is one of those cases where the Lectionary differs noticeably from the NABRE, which has : Reprove your neighbor openly so that you do not incur sin because of that person. The Douay-Rheims, meanwhile , makes a single sentence out of the whole verse: Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thy heart, but ...http://disputations.blogspot.com/2014/03/open-reproof-is-good-for-everyone.html
The Suicide of Razis UNAM SANCTAM CATHOLICAM - February 23, 2014 ... them as positive institutions. If this principle applies in the case of Razis, we have no difficulty; it is in the same category as the polygamy of Jacob or the slavery Solomon imposed upon some of his subjects. The problem with this position is that the text seems to actually affirm Razis; it says he acted "nobly", "courageously" and was "gallant." The presence of these descriptors makes it difficult to say that the Scriptures are not affirming Razis' actions. Of course, one could save this ...http://unamsanctamcatholicam.blogspot.com/2014/02/the-suicide-of-razis.html
Sex, Love, and Personhood PEWSPECTIVE - January 31, 2014 Having spent innumerable weeks in an online bioethics course wrangling with the ethics of abortion, contraception, ensoulment, and the definition of personhood, I can say without fear of contradiction that the discussion is pretty much a fine mess. Witness the following from Prof. Gary Gutting, who holds an endowed chair of philosophy at Notre Dame University: "for most pregnancies abortion would be morally wrong... a woman's right to control her reproductive life can, as ...http://pewspective.blogspot.com/2014/01/sex-love-and-personhood.html