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Arts & Crafts and our Churches

The Arts & Crafts movement of the late nineteenth century is one of my recurring themes. Here is what I have already written related to this subject. In its time, it mainly concerned the homes of the well-to-do, those who … Continue reading

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Liturgical Arts Journal

The launch of the Liturgical Arts Journal is very good news indeed. It was set up by a young Roman Catholic layman, Shawn Tribe, who set up the New Liturgical Movement in 2005 and withdrew from active contribution. He explains … Continue reading

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Arts and Crafts Revisited

If any of you are on Pinterest, there is a lovely page on the Arts & Crafts style. This style (dating from about 1890 to 1914, surviving to some extent in the 1920’s and in some examples of Art Deco) … Continue reading

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Arts and Crafts: an influence in Anglican aesthetics

I haven’t much time these days to write the kind of articles I really would like to write. However, I have ideas of one on the pot boiler about Anglican Papalism, which I will try to describe in a constructively … Continue reading

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Romantic and Patristic Liturgy in Louis Bouyer

The work of Louis Bouyer (1913-2004) was a unique contribution to French ressourcement theology. A convert from Lutheranism and a French Oratorian, he followed John-Henry Newman in many ways, inspired by Newman’s patristic approach rather than a slavish conversion to … Continue reading

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The Little Renaissance

It is quite tongue in cheek that I coin such a notion about a period of time that contained so much in the way of spiritual, musical and cultural activity, the last decade of the nineteenth century and the first … Continue reading

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Cosmopolitanism

Pauline Kleingeld’s article about Novalis’ cosmopolitanism has struck a note with me. It left me a little frustrated in asking myself the question – What’s the use? Will philosophy change anything? Will our personal world views change anything? Does it … Continue reading

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Prognostics for Blogging

I was doing my daily rounds and found Fr Jonathan’s Blogday 2017: The beautiful feet of the Laity. I think he began his article with the tongue-in-cheek epitaph “Blogging, apparently, is a dying form which makes this, as usual, a … Continue reading

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Swimming Rivers

There has been a long thread on the Facebook Discussion Group for Anglicans Considering the Anglican Continuum (closed group). It concerns the relative merits of those Anglicans who become Roman Catholics through the Ordinariate or normal diocesan channels, or yet via … Continue reading

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Via Media

The title might seem provocative, since Newman’s reaction against that idea figured in his decision to become a Roman Catholic in early nineteenth-century England and Rome. He came up against the “brick wall” of what amounted in the Church of … Continue reading

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