Posts Tagged ‘contemporary culture’

Contemporary belief

Monday, October 10th, 2022
contemporary belief

“Faith seeking understanding” is a good definition of belief. Faith is our experience of God and belief is our attempt to express that experience in words and symbols. When we attempt to describe our experiences of God, we necessarily express ourselves in the symbols, words, and rituals that are products of our culture. All of Read more

Eat, Pray, Doubt: Temptation and the Call to Love

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
Eric Immel SJ

I do, at times, consider leaving the Society of Jesus. Like when I hear a baby cry right at the end of the Eucharistic prayer, or unlock the doors of a neglected community car that isn’t mine, or wake up alone. I was reading Eat, Pray, Love. I am not ashamed to admit reading the Read more

Lack of faith can harm marriage bond, says Benedict XVI

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Pope Benedict XVI believes the world’s current crisis of faith in God has caused a crisis for the Christian vision of marriage, even to the extent that lack of faith could affect the validity of a marriage bond. “Faith in God, sustained by divine grace, is therefore a very important element for living in mutual Read more