Tag Archives: Mystery of Evil

Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.

This may seem to be one of the most enigmatic sayings of the Gospels, just at a time when the Pope wants to rid the Lord’s Prayer of the notion “et ne inducas pas in tentationem“. What of the temptations … Continue reading

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Questo Stronzo di Paolo Sesto

In the light of the upcoming canonisation of Pope Paul VI, and my attention drawn to the Rad Trad blog, I find this posting on Fr Gregor Hesse Contra Mundum. I find a link to an earlier article on this … Continue reading

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Darkest Hour

Sophie and I went to the cinema today to watch Darkest Hour, the film made last year about Winston Churchill in the spring of 1940 when all the odds were against England. Here is a trailer from YouTube: What this … Continue reading

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The Potomac two-step

On receiving an e-mail from a correspondent in Belgium this morning, I was reminded of a film I once saw of Harrison Ford with a fictitious American President. The President reminds Ford about the realities of Washington politics and the … Continue reading

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The Post-Modern Prometheus

My mind has been bothered somewhat over the last few days by some of these “hot-button” issues, and as always, I seek the roots of the malaise. One of the most powerful and accessible articles I have seen recently is … Continue reading

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The modern western secular world is itself a Christian creation.

It often happens in these gloomy November days that I become more reflective about some of the fundamentals of our existence. Today is the feast of St Martin and Remembrance Day, celebrating the end of World War I in 1918. … Continue reading

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A Sublime Recapitulation

I was doing a little more research on links between thoughts and thinkers who have guided and inspired me over the years. One such is Nicholas Berdyaev (1872-1948), the Russian philosopher inspired to a great extent by German Idealism and … Continue reading

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