Science and Spirituality

Thou hast made us for thyself, and our hearts are restless until they find their rest in thee. St. Augustine, Confessions It’s amazing what social science can do, when not driven by ideological opposition to the objective order of things. Looking back over the turmoil and triumph of his life, the Bishop of Hippo realizedContinue reading “Science and Spirituality”

Terrifying Drivel

In 1933, Josef Pieper, assistant in a sociological research institute, published a brief treatise, “formulated in the requisite scientific jargon,” patiently identifying and correcting major blind spots of eminent experts in the field. Very soon, Pieper was to leave behind the jargon, and the field itself. Many decades later, however, he was inspired to revisitContinue reading “Terrifying Drivel”