Category Archives: Blog

Surprise…

Last Sunday I happened to watch an hour long CSPAN interview with Robert P. George and Cornel West. It was not what I expected; which was verbal combat between scholars occupying opposite ideological perspectives. Over the years I had read … Continue reading

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Autumn & Advent

  In preparing the digital audio for part 4 of Gil Bailie’s Reflections on St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans I heard Gil recite the Rilke poem ‘Autumn’…   The leaves are falling, falling as from far, as though above … Continue reading

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Making Friends & Supporting Our Efforts

The recently concluded conference of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture was a wonderful time for us to reconnect with old friends and make new ones. The conference explored the perennial problem of good and evil, the significance … Continue reading

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Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture

  We will be attending the annual Conference of the Center for Ethics and Culture this week at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. Gil Bailie will be presenting a paper entitled, “The Enthusiastic Assent of the … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Sorrow

                Yesterday my wife and I awoke to the news of a fast spreading fire in our home town of Santa Rosa. We are 2,500 miles away visiting our daughter and her family … Continue reading

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New from the Audio Archives – Paul’s Letter to the Romans

Now available in our webstore: Part 1 in an eight-part series of Gil Bailie’s Reflections on St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans We have been continuing to add to the digital Audio Archive each month titles from Gil Bailie’s presentations … Continue reading

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Calculus

The school year has begun and many high school and college students are beginning the study of calculus – the mathematical study of continuous change. In the present age, if one lives through all the intimate and personal changes from … Continue reading

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Antichrist

  He’s the false copy where each feature’s wrong, Yet so disposed the whole gives a resemblance. … When he forgives It is for love of sin not of the sinner. … His vast indulgence is so free and ample, … Continue reading

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Communicating Hope

We find ourselves back in the same situation as that which the Christians encountered during the decline of the ancient world. Everything depends on whether the Christians … are able to communicate their hope to a world in which man … Continue reading

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Whence Human Rights?

“When there is no agreement about what a human person is, there is no possibility of a shared vision of human rights. John Paul II was aware of this problem. In a speech to the Vatican Diplomatic Corps in 1989 … Continue reading

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