May 22, 2022

Theological Matters

In Defence of Death II
In Defence of Death, part two, is the continuation of an essay with the same title. It explains why we need religion to build a …
The Meaning of the Cross
The essay explores the meaning of the Cross within the theological framework of Easter, in a philosophical, psychological and social way, stressing three meanings behind …
The Brothers Karamazov: The Life, Teachings and Death of Starets Zosima, A Case Study for A Godless Society
Isaiah Berlin stressed that the Russian authors were primarily concerned with moral questions. This case study provides an insight into the moral questions related to …
Was the Holocaust evil? | Moral Relativism and Nihilism
This is an essay on moral relativism and its link to nihilism. “Can slavery be good?”, “Is human experimentation good or evil?”, “Is rape evil?” …
Answering Jordan Peterson’s Question to Stephen Fry: On God and Suffering
In a conversation with Jordan Peterson, Stephen Fry focused on the issue with suffering and God, stating that like Ivan Karamazov he rejects God's world …
Western civilisation and religion in a secular age
Can the Western civilisation be secular? Can religion and God be replaced by manmade alternatives like humanism and socialism? This essay traces the recent polls …
Nihil Sine Deo
A priest of the Oxford Blackfriars is asked by a young man for his inspiration about the moving words during a sermon: Nihil Sine Deo…
After John | Lucifer, old friend…
Inspired by Dante's Divine Comedy, "Lucifer, old friend", is a story of man and angel discussing God's love for his creation after the Apocalypse. Finally, …
The role of faith in the age of space exploration: how can humanity deal with the infinite unknown?
As humanity approaches a new age of space exploration, this essay argues that reason, imagination and intuition are not enough for us to explore space …