Tag Archives: Conservatism / Liberalism

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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Fraud or Illusion?

I have just written the third of a thread of comments concerning Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre (1905-1991) and the Roman Catholic traditionalist movement. I have seen some of Patrick’s articles in his own blog, and he obviously said his piece to … Continue reading

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The Conservative Rhetoric

Perhaps if I didn’t read it, I wouldn’t get steamed up about it… Perhaps this applies as much to me as to the conservatives who are hammering on about abortion, euthanasia, same-sex “marriage”, transsexualism, etc. Going round some of the … Continue reading

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Rapture!

I follow on from my previous article on anti-intellectualism. It is obviously not a new problem, nor is it American. There are many fascinating themes in the works of the recently deceased Umberto Eco. The one many of us know … Continue reading

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Anti-Intellectualism

I noticed a posting by my fellow priest Fr Jonathan Munn – Biblical Balderdash on the question of Christians who call themselves “Bible-believing”. I have tended to beat a drum about fundamentalism and other “diseased” forms of religion, and was … Continue reading

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Keep it personal and tolerant

I was sent this interesting little article: On the Down Side of Institutionalized Religion – An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson. A better lesson learned seems to be: if you want to be religious, keep it personal and tolerant, avoid tendencies … Continue reading

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Inclusivism and Exclusivism

This is just to follow on from my earlier posting, because I am a priest belonging to an orthodox (little “o”) Christian Church, and have responsibility in regard to my Bishop and the faithful in our Diocese who read my … Continue reading

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