Month: May 2015


A God Shaped Hole?


I admit that I wince every time I hear this phrase, but there is something here to think about it. Everybody asks big questions at some time or another. Questions like "Who am I?" "Why am I here?" "Why is there suffering and death?" "Why bother?" Asking big questions is...

Humans are Amphibians


Humans beings are, as C. S. Lewis says, amphibians, "half spirit and half animal. As spirits [we] belong to the eternal world, but as animals [we] inhabit time." Lewis suggests that human beings experience two realities--one linked to the physical world and the other to the spiritual. Luigi Giussani (The...