Gratitude: More than Just a Virtue

As we approach the season of Thanksgiving, it’s essential to delve deeper into gratitude. While giving thanks is universal, it offers unique perspectives that intertwine spiritual well-being, mental health, and environmental stewardship.

Gratitude isn’t just a fleeting emotion; it’s a way of life. Manala’s study on gratitude as a Christian lifestyle, particularly in the African Christian context, highlights how this virtue shapes not just individual lives but entire communities. This expression of thanks is deeply rooted in acknowledging God’s grace and blessings. This transcendent virtue can and has shaped the whole fabric of a culture. In a world where blaming comes easily, we sometimes forget to be thankful for the good things we have. Perspective of a reality is monumental in our undertaking of a purposeful life full of meaning.

The Power of Words

Words have been an integral part of human communication and expression since ancient times. Thinkers across different philosophical traditions have contemplated the profound implications of the wise and unwise use of language. We hope to cover some of the evolving views on language ethics, delving into the moral, social, and intellectual significance of words. We’ll also explore the wisdom of ancient Greece and the complexities of the Modernist era.

Embracing Perplexity: A Christian Perspective on Life’s Challenges

In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, it’s easy to get lost in pursuing happiness, success, and progress. We often seek clarity, harmony, and solutions to life’s riddles, hoping to eliminate perplexity from our existence. However, a thought-provoking reflection on the teachings of the Apostle Paul in 2 Corinthians 4:8 encourages us to take a step back and consider an alternative perspective.

“Understanding the Just War Theory in Christianity: Insights from the Catechism of the Catholic Church”

The concept of a just war has been a theological and ethical discussion within Christianity for centuries. This article explores the principles of a just war theory from the perspective of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, which offers valuable guidance on when and how the use of armed force may be morally justified in the Catholic tradition.

Four Academic Doctrines Moving the West from Triumph to Decline

Several academic doctrines, namely critical theory, postmodernism, social justice, and critical race theory, significantly influence the world, particularly in the West. While these doctrines claim to advocate for equality, peace, and social cooperation, they reject core Enlightenment values such as open inquiry, individual autonomy, free speech, scientific skepticism, and reason. Instead, they promote identity politics, elitism, and centralized control, which has led some to view them as the four “doctrines of the apocalypse.”