13: Dr. Donald DeMarco: Providence as Proof of God’s Existence

13: DR. DONALD DEMARCO: PROVIDENCE AS PROOF OF GOD’S EXISTENCE

Dr. Donald DeMarco is a leading Canadian philosopher, writer, and pro-life lion. He is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at St. Jerome’s University, Waterloo, Ontario; a Visiting Scholar with Holy Apostles College and Seminary; and is the author of 21 books.

In my podcast interview with him, he unpacked what is to my mind the deepest mystery of all: how God’s provident care, can co-exist with human freedom. God has a plan, and we can say yes or no to it. It’s amazing, really, like the grace at work in this mystery.

I admit to my long-standing admiration of Dr. DeMarco. His books were immensely helpful to me as I was making my way back to the Catholic Church in Canada. DeMarco’s style is lyrical, easy to read, but packed with golden nuggets of truth. You have to love a Christian philosopher whose doctoral dissertation was “The Nature of the Relationship between the Mathematical and the Beautiful in Music.”

Enjoy this rich conversation on a fascinating topic.

 

BOOKS RECOMMENDED IN THIS EPISODE

 

The Heart of Virtue  by Donald DeMarco

In My Mother’s Womb by Donald DeMarco

Architects of the Culture of Death by Donald DeMarco and Benjamin Wiker

The Many Faces of Virtue  by Donald DeMarco

The American Miracle: Divine Providence in the Rise of the Republic by Michael Medved

 

 

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