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.
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 Unpublished
unpublished: St. Agustin 5
unpublished: St. Agustin 6
unpublished: Bernard of Clairvaux
Unpublished: St Agustin 2
Unpublished: St Agustin
Unpublished: St. Ambrose of Milan 3
Unpublished: St. Ambrose of Milan 2
Unpublished: St. Ambrose of Milan
Unpublished: John Chrysostom 2
Unpublished: John Chrysostom
Unpublished: Irenaeus
Unpublished: Peter Chrysologus
Unpublished: Richard of St Victor 2
Unpublished: Richard of St Victor
Unpublished: San Agustín
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 8
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 7
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 6
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 5
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 4
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 3
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor 2
Unpublished: Hugo of St. Victor
Unpublished: Alcher de Clairvaux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

13/10/2017

Unpublished: Alcher de Clairvaux

Anima namque rationalis inter eas res quae sunt a Deo conditae, superat omnia; et Deo proxima est, quando est pura, eique in quantum charitate cohaeserit, in tantum ab eo Iumine illo intelligibili perfusa quodam modo et iIlustrata, non per corporeos oculos, sed per sui ipsius principale, id est, [...]


20/02/2016

unpublished: St. Agustin 6

d) Mercy: An Act of Love "The man with two children is God who has two peoples. The eldest son is the Jewish people; the lower, the people of the pagans. The inheritance from the father is the soul, intelligence, memory, wit and all the powers that God gave us to know him and worship him. [...]


20/01/2016

unpublished: St. Agustin 5

Selected texts on mercy a) The meaning of "mercy" "I want to give you, oh good faithful, a warning on the value of mercy Although I have experienced that you are ready for every good work, but it is necessary that this argument will lead a careful speech These are the following:.. What [...]


20/12/2015

unpublished: Bernard of Clairvaux

Bernard of Clairvaux (Latin: Bernardus Claraevallensis), O.Cist (1090 – August 20, 1153) was a French abbot and the primary builder of the reforming Cistercian order. After the death of his mother, Bernard sought admission into the Cistercian order. "Three years later, he was sent to [...]


20/09/2015

Unpublished: St Agustin 2

Convenience of the incarnation of God to liberate man 12. really are fools who say, Could not divine wisdom free man but otherwise assuming the man, born of a woman, both suffering from sinners? To them we say: He could perfectly. But if he had done otherwise, it would also upset your [...]


21/08/2015

Unpublished: St Agustin

CHAPTER VI To overcome the devil and the world have to submit the body 6. The same Apostle teaches us when he says, I do not fight like one who whips the air but punishing my body and reduce it to servitude, lest while I preach to others, be found reprobate. And he also says: Be imitators, [...]


20/07/2015

Unpublished: St. Ambrose of Milan 3

Leaving the baptismal pool, you were the priest Consider what came next. It is what it says and psalmist: It is precious ointment on the head, going down the beard, running down Aaron's beard. It is the salve that says the Song of Songs: Your name is like a fragrant balsam, and the maidens [...]


20/06/2015

Unpublished: St. Ambrose of Milan 2

III. Entrance to the Baptistery 9. After you approach also saw the fountain, also saw the bishop near the source. I can not put in your mind no doubt that had the same feeling that it was Naaman the Syrian, because, although it was purified before hesitated. Why? I'll tell you, [...]


20/05/2015

Unpublished: St. Ambrose of Milan

Book One I. Faith is prior to baptism. The baptismal anointing 1. Start the catechesis of the sacraments; catechesis that have already received, but which could not be fully explained before. Faith is the first step in the Christian life. Therefore, in Rome, those who have been baptized are [...]


20/04/2015

Unpublished: John Chrysostom 2

(...) One incident that happened during his service in Antioch illustrates the influence of his homilies. When Chrysostom arrived in Antioch, the bishop of the city had to intervene with Emperor Theodosius I on behalf of citizens who had gone on a rampage mutilating statues of the Emperor and [...]


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