Monthly Archives: August 2016

Wisdom

My wife found this (probably on Facebook): La religion ne  transforme pas les hommes en criminels; ce sont les criminels qui utilisent la religion comme alibi de leur soif de pouvoir. Translation: Religion does not turn people into criminals. It’s … Continue reading

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Top Quality Rattan

Embryo Parson has written an interesting article in his blog: Catholicism, Liturgy and Manliness. He wrote in kind terms about me and my writings at a theological level. He does give something to reflect on in terms of Muscular Christianity. It … Continue reading

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Was it ever any different?

Here’s an interesting article – Fair Warning – Religious Re-engineering in Progress. Quite frankly, is anyone surprised? We had Erastianism in the Church of England, and the French Church under Louis XIV had to say and do the right thing. … Continue reading

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Some interesting articles in the Catholic Herald

Britain’s Ordinariate is in peril. Here is how to save it. I thought the English Ordinariate was doing well compared with the American one, if we can trust that old curmudgeon John Bruce banging his drum to get everyone into … Continue reading

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The Vendée Genocide

When I was at seminary, a French historian came to give a lecture about the genocide in the Vendée in 1796, two years after Robespierre’s head had dropped into the basket. The people of that region of France (where I … Continue reading

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Der Ubermensch

Perhaps Nietzsche Revisited? I read More From National Review’s David French on Masculinity and thought it would be best to ignore it. I have been brought to think about some of the more provocative stuff I have written in the past. … Continue reading

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Liberalism

Liberalism, as with most words containing the suffix -ism, is one of the most misunderstood words of the vocabulary of any language that uses it. A century after the era of the Romantics, there was a similar movement called Modernism, … Continue reading

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