About Nicene Guy

Nicene Guy JC is a cradle Catholic, and somewhat of a traditionalist conservative. He earned his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Texas at Austin in the summer of 2014. He is currently a visiting assistant professor of physics at a university in the deep south. He is a lay member of the Order of Preachers. JC has been happily married since June of 2010. He has at times questioned – and more often still been questioned about – his Faith, but he has never wandered far from the Church, nor from our Lord. “To whom else would I go?”

Author Archives: Nicene Guy

Work, Play, and Science

January 26th, 2016 | by Nicene Guy

The other day, I saw an article making rounds through my facebook’s news feed about a brilliant young woman whom

Militant Scientism

October 7th, 2015 | by Nicene Guy

One of my favorite series in science fiction is the “Spiral Arm” series written by Michael Flynn. This series is

Morality and Love

September 8th, 2015 | by Nicene Guy

What purpose does morality serve? This is a question I have been given reason to consider from time to time—in

Evangelization and Hope

August 11th, 2015 | by Nicene Guy

Why are we so bad at evangelizing the culture? I’ve seen this question pop up time and again, mostly in

The Trouble with Transhumanism

June 23rd, 2015 | by Nicene Guy

Transhumanism is a desperate belief system that grasps at technological straws. But the raw desperation in that grasping has the

Three True Freedoms

June 10th, 2015 | by Nicene Guy

In my previous column, I mentioned that there are three senses in which we have real freedom, and one sense

A Fool’s Freedom

May 29th, 2015 | by Nicene Guy

What makes us free? There are, on the whole, three true types of freedom and one false one. Among the

On the Romance of Ritual

April 29th, 2015 | by Nicene Guy

Rituals are a forgotten art—we have forgotten the art of practicing them, while at the same time losing sight of

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