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TCC Reads: The Strangest Way by Bishop Elect Robert Barron

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Robert Barron

Pope Francis appointed Fr. Robert Barron to be the auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles. Barron’s films, articles, and YouTube videos have made him a leading figure in the New Evangelization. Anna Keating recommends his bookThe Strangest Way: Walking The Christian Path after the jump:

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The myth of the eternal war between science and religion

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Christopher Hitchens

Bishop Robert Barron writes in The Los Angeles Times about the compatibility between science, reason and faith. He writes, “That there might be a dimension of reality knowable in a nonscientific but still rational manner never occurs to [most young people]. In their scientism, they are blind to literature, philosophy, metaphysics, mysticism and religion. Read it here: The myth of the eternal war between science and religion

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ISIS and the Meaning of the Cross

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Crucifixtion

Fr. Robert Barron on ISIS‘s killing of Christians and the true meaning of the cross. “What a strange kingship! The new David reigns, not from a throne, but from a cross; the one who trumps Caesar doesn’t lead an army, but embodies the divine forgiveness.” Read it on Word on Fire here: ISIS and the Meaning of the Cross

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