Common Arguments Atheists Make

"Atheism isn't a claim, since we are not believing in something, and I do not need a reason for not believing in God." This isn't the definition of atheism; atheism comes from the Latin word 'atheos', which is the pejorative 'no God.' This is an affirmation, and so needs a defence. Not only that, but … Continue reading Common Arguments Atheists Make

Jesus: The Gardener

"Let us create human beings in our own image, after our likeness. Let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the tame animals, the wild animals, and all the creatures that crawl on the earth." To be made in the image of God is one of the greatest … Continue reading Jesus: The Gardener

Atheists At It Again

Clubshadenfreude is at it again ladies and gents! Here's the newest blog, which is a response to a fellow Catholic blogger, Christine Chasehttps://authorchristinachase.com/2021/04/15/of-false-gods/https://clubschadenfreude.com/2021/05/12/not-so-polite-dinner-conversation-a-discussion-with-a-catholic/ Club:"I’ve recently been crossing swords with a Roman Catholic, Christina Chase. She has a blog and I commented on a poem she wrote. Then we ended up chatting in the comments. This … Continue reading Atheists At It Again

‘How’ and ‘What’ is a Christian?

The dictionary defines 'Christian' as 'someone who professes belief in the teachings of Christianity; a person who has received Christian baptism.' It's a strange thing, we think we know what a Christian is, but actually we're usually just compounding 'what' a Christian is with 'how' a Christian should be. Let's look at the difference. What … Continue reading ‘How’ and ‘What’ is a Christian?

The Golden Rule and Love

The Golden Rule is the command we receive from Jesus that informs us on how to act towards other people. That's not to say that we need to be told how to treat other human beings, but that Jesus summarized our interactions with one another in this simple command: "Do to others what you want … Continue reading The Golden Rule and Love

Catholic Doctrine: The Immaculate Conception of the Ark of the New Covenant

The Immaculate Conception. The Ark of the New Covenant: two of the most misunderstood doctrines of the Church, so closely tied together! It's impossible to talk on one without the other. So what does these doctrine mean? More importantly, what do they not mean? The Immaculate ConceptionLet's do what we always do; let's go to … Continue reading Catholic Doctrine: The Immaculate Conception of the Ark of the New Covenant

The Three Stages of the Church

The Church is united and one, as we've discussed in a previous blog. This unity is not based on location, race, gender or any other identifying mark we use when referring to human 'oneness'. The Church is one because She shares the same founder (Christ), the same faith (Christianity), the same sacraments (the Eucharist etc), … Continue reading The Three Stages of the Church

God and Photography

No, God is not an ardent lover of all things Nikon, although I am. Anyone who knows me knows my passion for photography, and while this blog won't become about that love, I am going to write about it in the Christian sense.I genuinely believe that all good things come from God (James 1:17), and … Continue reading God and Photography

Catholic Doctrine: The Four Marks of the Church of Christ

THE FOUR MARKS OF THE CHURCH The Church has always considered there to be four marks of identification; these marks point to the authenticity of the Church in question, and so must be visible that the Church in question can be identified as 'true'. The Four Marks: One: The Church in question must be truly … Continue reading Catholic Doctrine: The Four Marks of the Church of Christ

A Response to ‘A Case for Christmas critique.’

https://clubschadenfreude.com/2020/12/23/not-so-polite-dinner-conversation-a-case-for-christmas-critique-part-4/ A Response to a Response: Yes, we're doing thathttps://clubschadenfreude.com has responded to a book by Lee Strobel, 'A Case For Christmas.' I haven't read it, it's not the sort of Christian book I enjoy because it's a very specific topic. As usual, the author's words will be in italic, mine in standard text. But … Continue reading A Response to ‘A Case for Christmas critique.’