Hello. I’m Joan Martínez Porcell. I welcome you to this virtual space
that I hope will not dissapoint you.

I’m a Catholic priest,
and philosopher and, sometimes, a poet.
But from now on, I would like to be your friend.

Pearls


01. Documents
Contingency of the created Being I
Contingency of the created Being II
The ontological communication
The ontological communication 2
The possibility of theodicy
Being as act
The proofs of the existence of God
The proofs of the existence of God 2
The proofs of the existence of God 3
The proofs of the existence of God 4
Space and time in Christian philosophy
Space and time in Christian philosophy 2
02. Reviews
Review: The Mysteries of Christianity
Review: The Mysteries of Christianity
Review: Spiritual treasure
Review: El criterio
Review: Inner life
Review: The Screwtape Letters
Review: The Agony of Jesus
Review: Baptismal catechesis
Review: The Story of Art
Review: The three Ages of Interior Life
Review: After virtue
Being as Act II
Review: Man's search for Meaning
Review: Theo-Drama
Review: Jean-Claude Nesmy
Review: Introduction to Christianity
Review: The Four Cardinal Virtues
Review: The New Jerome Biblical Commentary
Review: The Lord
Review: Fundamental Theologie
Review: The Soul of The Apostolate
Review: Black legends of the Church
Review: The Saints in Mercy
Review: The Saints in Mercy
Review: The Saints in Mercy
Review: The Return of the Prodigal Son
Review: The Science of the Cross
03. Unpublished
unpublished: St. Agustin 5
unpublished: St. Agustin 6
unpublished: Bernard of Clairvaux
Unpublished: St Agustin 2
Unpublished: St Agustin
Unpublished: St. Ambrose of Milan 3
Unpublished: St. Ambrose of Milan 2
Unpublished: St. Ambrose of Milan
Unpublished: John Chrysostom 2
Unpublished: John Chrysostom
Unpublished: Irenaeus
Unpublished: Peter Chrysologus
Unpublished: Richard of St Victor 2
Unpublished: Richard of St Victor
Unpublished: San Agustín
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 8
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 7
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 6
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 5
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 4
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 3
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 2
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor
Unpublished: Alcher de Clairvaux
04. Christian philosophy
The formal status of christian philosophy 3
Thomism in the xx Century
The formal status of christian philosopy
The formal status of christian philosophy 2
The formal status of christian philosophy 4
Unity of the person
The soul
Being, soul and body

Pearls

Thoughts of life that condense accumulated over time and shared with friends like you dialogues reflections

24/03/2015

Contingency of the created Being I

Aristotle’s metaphysics of Being always remained into the substance. In cosmology, Christian philosophers were indebted to Aristotle; but in natural theology, they maintained a strictly theological order and intention. The radical innovation of Christian metaphysics was to consider [...]


21/03/2015

Unpublished: John Chrysostom

John was born in Antioch in 349 to Greco-Syrian parents. Different scholars describe his mother Anthusa as a pagan  or as a Christian, and his father was a high-ranking military officer.John's father died soon after his birth and he was raised by his mother. He was baptised in 368 or [...]


15/03/2015

Review: Theo-Drama

Balthasar was born in Lucerne, Switzerland on 12 August 1905, to a wealthy family. He was educated first by Benedictine monks at the abbey school at Engelberg in central Switzerland. Before finishing his secondary education, however, Balthasar was moved by his parents to the Stella Matutina [...]


06/03/2015

Unpublished: Irenaeus

Irenaeus was born during the first half of the 2nd century (the exact date is disputed: between the years 115 and 125 according to some, or 130 and 142 according to others), and he is thought to have been a Greek from Polycarp's hometown of Smyrna in Asia Minor, now İzmir, [...]


01/03/2015

Review: Man's search for Meaning

Viktor E. Frankl. Man's search for Meaning.  A Washington Square Press Publication of POCKET BOOKS, a division of Simon & Schuster Inc. 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020 ISBN: 0-671-66736-X Viktor Emil Frankl, M.D., Ph.D. (26 March 1905 – 2 September 1997) [...]



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