“Abuse of Language – Abuse of Power” by Josef Pieper: A Book Review

Recently I read a tiny little book called “Abuse of Language – Abuse of Power” by Josef Pieper. Pieper starts by going all the way back to the ancient Greek philosopher Plato who really didn’t like the sophists; men who were “smooth talkers” and learned the art of winning an argument. The problem with the … Continue reading “Abuse of Language – Abuse of Power” by Josef Pieper: A Book Review

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Thoughtful Theism: A Book Review

Thoughtful Theism: Redeeming Reason in an Irrational Age by Fr. Andrew Younan Emmaus Road Publishing, 2017 From atheists who equate belief in God with irrationality to an increasing number of religious people who seem to agree, this is an age of very little reason and dialogue.  Mainstream thought is largely forgetting the rich Christian tradition … Continue reading Thoughtful Theism: A Book Review