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Is it possible to be a worshiper of the true God without being reached/evangelized?

Upon reflecting on the answers to this question, HOW does the existence of the Universe make those who do not worship God to be "without excuse"?, I noticed that Romans 1:18-20 leaves ...
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Objections to Natural Theology at the Time of Vatican I

The First Vatican Council, Dei Filius (1870) Dogmatic Constitution on the Catholic Faith defined the following: If anyone shall have said that the one true God, our Creator and our Lord, cannot be ...
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Does Romans 1:18-25 pose a challenge to Christians who believe in the Theory of Evolution?

Romans 1:18-24 sounds like an argument from Intelligent Design to me: 18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness ...
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Did any of the Church Fathers believe in natural theology?

As Christians we are called to study the works of the Lord (Psalms 111:2), but did any of the Early Church Fathers between 50-800 AD, believe in natural laws theology/law? (i.e. that knowledge or ...
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Does the Christian church have an official position on Beauty?

Here I am talking about Beauty as we perceive it either in nature or culture (i.e., not the physical beauty of individual human beings). Two separate thoughts have prompted this question: firstly, ...
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How can one say that existence is good, without using Divine Revelation?

It's well known that one can prove the existence of God through the light of natural reason alone (e.g. the Five Ways). However, Divine Revelation would also show this. It is in Divine Revelation that ...
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