Tag Archives: Masculinity

Christian Men

This reflection is totally unconnected with the series of postings on “muscular Christianity”, because I have truly finished with that subject. There is a related subject of the man’s role in the Church. Clearly, men and women have different points … Continue reading

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Subtlety

We truly live in a world where discussions are held with bludgeons and steamrollers rather than with finesse and subtlety. The way things have gone when discussing “muscular Christianity” with Deacon Little has brought me to say that I am … 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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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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How masculine should a priest be?

It is sometimes claimed that giving roles to women in the Church causes priestly vocations to dry up. In  recent years, we find church institutions ordaining women or allowing them roles in the liturgy. Conservatives find this “feminisation” disturbing, since … Continue reading

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