Tag Archives: Conservatism / Liberalism

Catholics

I saw an article from Tony Equale’s Blog about the film Catholics (aka The Conflict) that was made in 1973 from a novel. My attention was first brought to this film when I went on a trip to the USA … Continue reading

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Liberalism

Another blockbuster has appeared on Fr Jonathan Munn’s blog – The Twelve Theses of John Shelby Spong. I too have toyed with the ideas of Bishop Spong, Tony Equale in Australia and the religionless Christianity of Bonhöffer. The latter at … Continue reading

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Benedict Option Revisited

Rod Dreher has just published The Religious Right: A Eulogy. I have no personal experience of American religion other than a short year with an expatriate American community called the Oblates of Wisdom in Rome in 1985-86. American Roman Catholicism … Continue reading

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The Fatal Flaw

It is a constant theme: Anglicanism is intrinsically flawed by its comprehensiveness and doctrinal relativism because of the lack of a teaching authority (magisterium).  It is one argument that convinces Anglicans who are new to it to become Roman Catholics. … 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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Article on Fundamentalism

A comment in this blog and an e-mail from one of my brother priests drew my attention to Fundamentalism is intellectual suicide by an Orthodox abbot. He does not go very much into the question of what fundamentalism is in … Continue reading

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Cold Shower

Update: See When Christianity is at its best. Does anyone know of such ideal communities? * * * I have had quite a number of reactions on my posting about trying to play the violin as a wind instrument or … Continue reading

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