Word On Fire

Blog posts from Bishop Robert Barron's Word on Fire Catholic Ministries.
  1. What's the best way to approach conversations with atheists? Br. Athanasius Murphy shows how to avoid two mistakes and offers helpful advice.
  2. CNN's new docuseries takes a sharp, well-crafted look at humans and machines, and much of it is troubling. Today, Matthew Becklo, discusses how this series touches upon some of the dangers lurking in an overly materialistic view of technology.
  3. The first five words of Scripture are, 'In the beginning, God created'. Today, Jared Zimmerer sits down with artist and creative, Cory Heimann, to discuss how artists take part in the great act of creating.
  4. In a new book entitled “The Reception of Vatican II,” Bishop Robert Barron contributed a chapter regarding how the Second Vatican Council's desire for apostolic zeal has taken shape through seminary formation and the renewal of the Priesthood. Today, we offer an excerpt from his chapter in this enlightening book.
  5. A common question among atheists, is 'Why doesn't god show Himself?' Today, Fredric Heidemann offers insight into this question and why 'What we mean by God' is of such importance to answering it.