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Religious Freedom Revisited

The fact that Rod Dreher is trying to inculturate his ideas in ‘Le Pari Bénédictin’ Est Arrivé (the word pari in French usually means a gamble or a bet, but can also be used analogically to mean a challenge) into … Continue reading

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Christianity and Social Conformity

A very illuminating article has come up from an American point of view – The De-Churching Of America by Red Dreher. Though his emphasis is on his own country, many of his observations reflect the situation in England with the … Continue reading

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Conservative Anglicans

I meant to go for a long sail today along the east coast of the Contentin from Barfleur, but the weather started looking nasty already this morning in advance of what was predicted by the forecast. There’s an old saying … Continue reading

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The Nemo Syndrome

I have occasionally written about Jules Verne’s epic novel Vingt Mille Lieues sous les Mers (Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea). Seeing the 1954 Walt Disney film with James Mason and Paul Luka was perhaps the greatest turning point in … Continue reading

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The dialogue of reconstruction continues

Pruning the Rose-tinted spectacles by Fr Jonathan Munn. I love the eloquence of his writing and his vast culture not only in the sciences and mathematics, but also in art and beauty. He quips at me for “cruelly” accusing him … Continue reading

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The French RC Continuum

I am probably the only Continuing Anglican priest with experience of French Catholicism, both in the Parisian mainstream and the traditionalist scene. I see many parallels between French Catholicism and Russian Orthodoxy: the identification of the Kingdom of God and … Continue reading

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Great British Eccentrics

Many years ago, when I was at school in York, I was introduced to one of the songmen of the Minster. He had been there for years and was living in a little house belonging to the Dean and Chapter … Continue reading

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