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The Curb of the Law: A Voter's Guide to the Ten Commandments.

If we remember anything from our catechism, we remember the three functions of the law. “A curb to keep society in order, a mirror to show us our sin, and a guide for Christian service to our neighbor.” But what does it mean that the law is a curb for society?

We know well the second function, the law brings us to despair of our own goodness and pride. We know fairly well the third function, that the law shows us the contours of our vocation and directs our love for God and neighbor. But what about the first use? What does it mean that the law is a curb for society?

10/30/2014 - 07:13
The Holy Trinity Chart

A chart that studies the doctrine of the Holy Trinity and charts the attributes of each person.

02/04/2013 - 16:54 Holy Spirit
Where is God in Disaster and Catastrophe?

The images and reports of the human suffering coming from the southern states is heartbreaking for all of us. The winds of hurricane Katrina blew in death and destruction. Hundreds, perhaps thousands dead, millions of homes destroyed, and billions of dollars in damage. Where is God in the midst of all this destruction, disaster and catastrophe?

01/29/2010 - 19:42 Theodicy