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- Andrew on Stories, Reality, and Trans Inclusion
- Steven Nunes on Sin as an Occasion of Grace
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Monthly Archives: March 2014
Rejoice O Websurfers: so much internet
Happy Laetare Sunday! Learn more and listen to the chanted introit from which the day takes its name courtesy of Brian Flanagan over at Daily Theology. This looks like a fascinating book: Invented Religions: Imagination, Fiction, and Faith by Claire … Continue reading
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Children, Priests, and Scandal in Church
Here’s the story: on his way to the ambo (pulpit) to give his homily (sermon), the presiding priest detoured to approach “a family with several small children under the age of four who were sitting near the front of the … Continue reading
Posted in Catholic, Ecclesiology, Theological anthropology Tagged children, factionalism, priests, reconciliation, scandal, sex abuse scandal, thesis 1 Comment
Better Analogies for a Synod of Women
Surely, there are better analogies than a placenta to describe a possible synod of women! Here are a few I’ve thought of: – a synod of women, embodying the maternal concerns of Mother Church – a synod of women, bringing … Continue reading
Posted in Catholic, Ecclesiology, Feminist theology Tagged synod, women 2 Comments
The Problems with the Placenta Analogy
Odd moment from last night's #pope event: When Ken Woodward asked about synod of only women through which ideas would pass "like a placenta" — Grant Gallicho (@gallicho) March 20, 2014 The placenta, of course, is an organ that is … Continue reading
Posted in Catholic, Feminist theology Tagged pregnancy, synod, women 4 Comments
So much internet, so little time
Here’s a roundup of some good stuff I’ve read lately: – Why English majors make lousy fundamentalists calls out seven key elements of approaching scripture as literature, and how they shape interpretation. Here’s a snippet: An English major assumes that … Continue reading
Posted in Roundup Tagged bishops, body, church and state, ecclesiology, elizabeth johnson, feminist, hermeneutics, practice 3 Comments
Visualizing thesis, Chapter Three!
Turned in the first draft of the last sections of chapter three last night to my advisor, and tonight to my second reader. Woot!
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Ready for Lent?
Ready or not, here we go: Lent starts this Wednesday. Are you ready? Have you got a Lenten practice in mind, a particular form of the traditional Lenten practices prayer, fasting, and almsgiving? Are you giving something up? Taking something … Continue reading
Posted in Liturgical year Tagged fun, lent, lent madness, practice, saints 2 Comments