Secular, Sacred Aren’t Polar Opposites

Secular, Sacred Aren’t Polar Opposites

Editor’s note: The original headline has been revised for clarity and accuracy. There is no shortage of speakers and authors decrying the descent of our culture into a valley of secularism. One account of this trend is a lecture at Notre Dame University given by...

How Nominalism Has Poisoned Western Civilization

I agree with the late Catholic theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar that the rise of nominalism in especially Western cultures has been a “catastrophe.” As Balthasar explained in his manifesto, “The God Question and Modern Man,” nominalism led to...