Essays

Faith of Our Fathers: Irenaeus of Lyons

In the above summary of the Rule of Faith, Irenaeus emphasizes baptism in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit as the means by which God saves sinners…

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Faith of Our Fathers: St. Athanasius of Alexandria

In his treatise On the Incarnation, St. Athanasius seeks to demonstrate that the Christian religion is the only true religion and he sets forth the central beliefs of the Christian…

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Faith of Our Fathers: St. Thomas Aquinas

Born in the late 1220s to a family of southern Italian nobility, Thomas d’Aquino seemed destined for great things. As a boy he had been sent to the powerful Benedictine…

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Faith of Our Fathers: Introduction

Interesting conversations almost always begin with a bold, polemic statement. So, allow me to begin this series by stating an obvious but seldom admitted observation: our modern age is motivated…

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