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Knowledge of the Holy: The Ultimate Science (1/2)

Knowledge of the Holy The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. [Proverbs 9:10]. Are the great inventions of the modern world more than disposal trinkets of a transient civilization? … Continue reading

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Wealth & Charity: Exorcising Possessions of the Soul

Possessions and the Soul The wisdom literature sees almsgiving as  a concrete exercise of mercy towards those in need: “Almsgiving delivers from  death, and it will purge away every sin” (Tob 12:9). The idea is expressed even more graphically by Sirach: … Continue reading

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Willpower, Temptations and Attrition of Self-esteem

Willpower, Temptations and  Self-esteem There he [Jesus] told them, “Pray that you will not give in to temptation.” [Luke 22:40 ]. Temptations prompt us to accept behavior inimical to our well-being. These and enticements are precursors to what our conscience considers reprehensible … Continue reading

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