Monthly Archives: January 2014

Retro 1950’s

This is an interesting article with photos – The people who are STILL living like it’s 1951: Captivating portraits take a look inside America’s Rockabilly community. My hat tip goes to John Beeler for this link. History is characterised by … Continue reading

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The World of the Hippies

Over the past few days, I have been reading bits and pieces about popular sub-cultures in the 1960’s and 70’s, from teddy boys to the rival gangs of Mods and Rockers in the 60’s. There are other sub-cultures today, usually … Continue reading

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Fr Jonathan Munn on St Vincent of Lerins

Further to my previous article Vincent of Lerins and Organic Development concerning our understanding of Tradition in the Church, Fr Jonathan Munn has written Reflexive Catholicism. He sets Vincent of Lerins in the historical context, which is important for any theological … Continue reading

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Fr Hunwicke and Orders

Clarification: In writing this article, I wish to make it clear that I assume readers to have consulted the following articles by Fr Hunwicke and read them fully. Reordination: (1) Reordination (2) Reordination (3): Consummatio Reordination (4); Consummatio; Anglicans I … Continue reading

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Writing Comments

I thought I would ask readers who post comments to make their writing transparent and easy to read. Nearly everyone who writes here expresses himself or herself in good grammatical English. I have occasionally moderated readers for rudeness or worse, … Continue reading

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Vincent of Lerins and Organic Development

Perhaps it is time to move back to theology as a less provocative approach to this blog, since someone rightly observed that I have no real parish life (I live in France and proselytism to continuing Anglicanism is rather dimly … Continue reading

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Vestri Capilli Capitis

When I was a kid, I hated haircuts. Who did I dread most? The doctor, the dentist or the barber? I remember the place I went on the corner of Anne Street and Wildman Street in Kendal. The barber had … Continue reading

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