Jesus as the Greatest of Black Swan Events

rara avis in terris nigroque simillima cygno Juvenal The completely unexpected in history has always fascinated me.  Nassim Nicholas Taleb, in his 2007 book The Black Swan, took a look at the impact of events in history for which our

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The Construct of Rebellion

In 2010 the Catholic Church in particular and Christianity in general are under attack because age old truths are being abandoned for the Dictatorship of Relativism. One might ask; how did we get here? It didn’t happen overnight; as a

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Why the Incarnation?

Why did God come to us, as one of us,  in the Incarnation?  Why this particular path for our salvation?   Great saints throughout the history of the Church have sought to answer this question, and perhaps the best answer is

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