Tag: body/soul


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...

Mom Crashes Son’s Sex Ed Class


On my way home from a haircut after work last Friday, I heard a brief interview with a woman who had gone to her son's grade 9 sex ed class. This was in a public school in Michigan. She got angry enough about the perspective being presented that she hollered...