Dennis McInerny

The Things That Are Caesar’s – Employing Justice to Render Unto Caesar

The Things That Are Caesar’s – Employing Justice to Render Unto Caesar

The question then becomes, What is it that we owe to Caesar? What kind of obligations do we have toward the political community to which we belong and the government that guides and directs it?

The Common Good: State Identity and the Cultivation of Virtue

The Common Good: State Identity and the Cultivation of Virtue

The common good is essentially a moral good, which is to say that it is a good which, once established and faithfully adhered to, enables the members of a political community, the citizens of a state, to live virtuous lives.

Spiritual, But Not Religious – Distinction, or Rationalization?

Spiritual, But Not Religious – Distinction, or Rationalization?

A popular distinction is stating you are not “religious,” but you are “spiritual.” How is this distinction to be understood, from the point of view of those who propound it and presumably guide their lives by it?

Immanentism: Catholicism and Religious Experience, by D.Q. McInerny, Ph.D.

Immanentism: Catholicism and Religious Experience, by D.Q. McInerny, Ph.D.

How do we define God’s immanence? The immanence of God refers to the fact that He is present in a very special way in everyone who is in the state of sanctifying grace.

The Past

The Past

We can never live fully in the present unless we live in such a way that we are always carrying the past along with us.

Tolerance

Tolerance

We are constantly being reminded how important it is to be tolerant of one another. And, negatively, we are regularly warned of the evils of intolerance…

God’s Will or Free Will?

God’s Will or Free Will?

One question which is often raised regarding free will is this: How is our free will to be reconciled with God’s foreknowledge?

Language and Truth (Part II)

Language and Truth (Part II)

In the second part of this series, Dennis McInerny discusses the philosophical error of “Deconstruction”.

Politics and Virtue – Dennis McInerny Series

In this article Dennis McInerny looks at politics from the perspective of St. Thomas Aquinas.

Language and Truth (Part I)

Language and Truth (Part I)

Of all the books that have ever existed in the world there are two categories: the Bible and all other books.

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