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Christian Romanticism for the 2020’s

I have several times mentioned an important distinction between the Romantic movement per se which extended from the mid eighteenth century to about the same point in the nineteenth. Its causes are found in the Enlightenment and man’s quest for … Continue reading

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The Patrimony and Romanticism

I received a very kind e-mail about my last posting on what we continuing Anglicans are continuing. The correspondent in question is a priest in the Church of England but in the Forward in Faith jurisdiction. I think two paragraphs … Continue reading

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Msgr Andrew Burnham and Romanticism

One of the loveliest talks I heard this week in Oxford was that of Msgr Andrew Burnham of the Ordinariate in England – Reply to Bishop Christopher Cocksworth’s ‘The Character and Gifts of Anglican Worship’. The following passage particularly impressed me: … Continue reading

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Romanticism and Christianity

At the risk of repeating myself, one is always intrigued by the coincidence between the Oxford Movement and the foundation of Solesmes by Dom Guéranger or the Dominicans in France by Fr Lacordaire. These two extremely significant aspirations were part … Continue reading

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Romanticism and Traditionalism

A major article has just appeared on the Orthosphere blog – Romanticism & Traditionalism. It is not a new article, but the blog acknowledges the source. The themes given here have resounded with me ever since my university days in … Continue reading

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Romanticism takes off!

I was doing my daily rounds today and found Brexit: Hell No? This little article reflects a comment from yesterday in my previous posting in the theme of inevitability. A light bulb moment happened. I remembered my old philosophy classes … Continue reading

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Christian Romanticism

We don’t seem to see an end to the depressing binary dialectic between “cultural Christianity” and conservative Catholicism, Protestantism and Orthodoxy, especially in the American scene. This side of the Atlantic, outside imported American religion, Christianity is decaying like its … Continue reading

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Romanticism and Modernism

Someone sent me a link to this most illuminating article. Owen Barfield’s Critical Semantics: Diagnosing Modernity in History in English Words I make my living by translating texts, substituting concepts in French by equivalent English ones, using the most appropriate … Continue reading

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Harsh Judgement on Romanticism

My attention was drawn to this quite heavy philosophical piece – Carl Schmitt on Romanticism as a Form of Occasionalism, with a hat tip to David Sullivan who sometimes comments here. I won’t go into the philosophical details or try … Continue reading

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Serious Romanticism

I have discovered this blog which is of great interest in the matter of historical Romanticism (early nineteenth century), its literature, art, music and philosophy – Catherine Redford’s Romanticism Blog. I particularly recommend looking at the Romanticism Resources page. We … Continue reading

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