Radical Autonomy and the Principle of Formation
The principle of radical autonomy has gripped the imaginations of Westerners, but skews our vision of the Church and the Gospel.
A Letter Concerning Catholic Physicists
What difference does it make if a professor of physics is a Catholic?
Fear, the Companion of Bigotry
Insistence on arguing for one’s cause in a limited set of ways indicates a refusal to expand one’s knowledge and accept new considerations.
The Rising of Christ’s Body
Wherever the Church seeks to live in the risen power of Christ Jesus, she retains her youthful vitality.
Divine Providence in a Time of War
Those who suffer want clarity in the face of injustice and ponder why has God allowed such chaos to come upon so many when seemingly enacted by the decisions of so few.
Intellectual, Not (Merely) Devotional
What does it mean for a school to be Catholic? Does it refer to a commitment to scattered devotional practices, or does it speak to foundations in a deeper intellectual project?
Resolution for a New Year
It is time to take stock, assessing the year that has passed and re-focusing the mind and spirit for what is to come, preparing to see all things through Christian eyes.
There are many ways notional knowledge can become real knowledge, the sort of knowledge that becomes a living truth within us. Prime Matters seeks to aid readers in this process.
The Intellectual Life
The New Testament makes clear that the mind is the key area of battle and conversion, and the key task of the Catholic university is to initiate students into the Catholic imaginative vision.
Prime Matters is interested in investigating the assumed first principles that undergird the Christian vision of the world, as well as those from which other views of reality around us arise.