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The Best Translation of St. Augustine’s “Confessions”

In his book Three Philosophies of Life, Dr. Peter Kreeft explains how he rediscovered St. Augustine’s Confessions: “Only once have I ever encountered a translation that made such a difference, that so opened up for me a previously closed book. That was Frank Sheed’s translation of Augustine’s Confessions, which I found to be as living as molten lava. The most … Continue reading

Fr. Ed Thompson, Prodigal Priest and Father of Mercy

Last week, our family grieved the loss of Fr. Ed Thompson, a spiritual giant who had an enormous impact on our community. At age 92, he was the oldest active priest in the Diocese of Orlando. But more than that, he was our priest. He served for over 20 years at our parish, St. Mary Magdalen in Altamonte Springs, FL, and was extremely close … Continue reading

Interview with Peter Kreeft – On C.S. Lewis, Philosophy, and Great Books

Dr. Peter Kreeft is is a professor of philosophy at Boston College and at the King’s College (Empire State Building), in New York City. He is a regular contributor to several Christian publications, is in wide demand as a speaker at conferences, and is the author of over 67 books including the Handbook of Catholic Apologetics, Christianity for Modern Pagans, … Continue reading

How to Give a Talk like Fulton Sheen

Although most people cite Martin Luther King Jr. and Billy Graham as the greatest preachers of the twentieth century, Fulton Sheen is right there with them, in my book. Talk to anyone who heard him on TV or the radio and they’ll be quick to agree. They’ll gush over his magnetism, aura, tone, and rhythm, all of which were captivating—just stream some of … Continue reading

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