Psalm 139: All Life is Precious

8 minutes By Lilia Olsick, The University of Notre Dame The majestic writing of Psalm 139 forces the reader to be confronted with God’s power and come face to face with the beauty of His omniscience, omnipotence, and omnipresence. The prayer reflects on not only the power of God, but it also clearly communicates that life is […]

The Mad Scientist Returns

2 minutes By Bill Quinn The concept of the “Mad Scientist” is not a new one in popular culture. Our folklore has been filled for countless generations with tales of the scientist working in his laboratory amid test tubes and boiling concoctions in an attempt to bring his creation to life. The 19th century tale of Frankenstein […]

Personality, Healthy Mindedness and Religion

5 minutes By Maria Flores In his book, The Idea of the Holy, Rudolph Otto attempts to explain the nature of God. He holds that the human person is capable of comprehending the Divine only to a certain extent because of the rational nature that the two beings share. This rational component (as opposed to mere subjective […]