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Joe Heschmeyer

Seminarian for Archdiocese of Kansas City, KS

Until May 2012, Joe Heschmeyer was an attorney in Washington, D.C., specializing in litigation. These days, he is a seminarian for the Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas, and can use all the prayers he can get. Follow Joe through his blog, Shameless Popery.

Joe Heschmeyer Latest Blog Posts

Nothing’s the Matter with Atheistic Materialism

by Joe Heschmeyer . October 05, 2018 . 0 Comments

The central problem with atheistic materialism is nothing, really. Metaphysical nothing, to be exact. Any worldview, including atheism, should be able to give some sort of coherent answer to the rudimentary question of...

3 Simple Ways to Debunk Relativism, Skepticism, and Materialism

by Joe Heschmeyer . September 07, 2018 . 15 Comments

Gorgias the Nihilist, an ancient Greek philosopher, was said to have argued the following four points: Nothing exists; Even if something exists, nothing can be known about it; and Even if something can be known abou...

What It Means to Be Pro-Family

by Joe Heschmeyer . July 30, 2018 . 0 Comments

Over the past few weeks, Americans learned (mostly for the first time) that “2,342 children have been separated from their parents after crossing the Southern U.S. border.” Naturally, this led to a lot of out...

Does Prayer Change Things?

by Joe Heschmeyer . July 10, 2018 . 0 Comments

Does prayer change anything? And if so, is that a good thing? There are three major objections to consider: First, that due to predestination, everything is set in place, and our prayers can’t cha...

Understanding Christ’s Humanity and Divinity

by Joe Heschmeyer . May 02, 2018 . 0 Comments

A couple days ago, I was asked: “If Jesus Christ is both fully human and fully God, was he human before the Incarnation? If he wasn’t, why would the Nestorian position be heretical, since Christ is fu...