Just this past week I’ve come across three Catholics trying to explain why they believe what they believe.   I’ve been so impressed with the reasoning and the intelligence they exhibit in  their thinking that I am happy to be in their camp and I invite others to listen in.    Here three writers look at their faith from entirely different vantage points.

On her blog Conversion Diary former atheist Jennifer Fulwiler tries to explain briefly how she researched her way into the Catholic Church.  She has done a pretty good job of cutting to the chase.  Read this post for a bare-bones description of her journey, but feel free to delve further — it is, after all, a Conversion Diary.

Dinesh D’Souza has a new book out, Life After Death:  The Evidence.  Here is D’Souza’s  take on the historical  evidence for the resurrection.

Francis Cardinal George of Chicago,   head of the Conference of Catholic Bishops, has written his first book, The Difference God Makes: A Catholic Vision of Faith, Communion and Culture.   Cardinal George has been described as “one of the most thoughtful men in the American hierarchy.”   It was a pleasure  to make his acquaintance in this video clip.


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He will surely be gracious to you at the sound of your cry; when he hears it, he will answer you. And though the Lord give you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, yet your Teacher will not hide himself anymore. And your ears shall hear a word behind you saying, “This is the way, walk in it,” when you turn to the right or turn to the left. — Isaiah 30:19-21