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A Nun In The Closet by Dorothy Gilman My rating: 5 of 5 stars What a delightful read this was! Just the thing to lift the spirits: cloistered nuns meet hippy flower children and discover commonalities, as well as mystery, … Continue reading
For all the saints, who from their labors rest, Who thee, by faith, before the world confessed Thy name, O Jesus, be forever blessed: Alleluia, alleluia! Happy All Saints Day!! This is my favorite holyday outside Christmas and Easter, and … Continue reading
Four Views on the Apostle Paul by Michael F. Bird My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the first book of the recently popular “N Views on Topic X” form that I’ve read, and I think it’s a great … Continue reading
Dear people, I am not a sports fan, but perhaps this gives me the same kind of useful outsider’s perspective that non-Catholics had on the sex abuse scandal in the Roman Catholic church. The similarities in the two situations are, … Continue reading
This was the title of an event that I attended at my parish last Thursday, related to the “Fortnight of Freedom” campaign spearheaded by the US Catholic bishops (most notably the recently appointed Archbishop of Baltimore, William Lori). From the … Continue reading
I’ve started phase 2 of my independent study on Paul, so I’m now thinking about “justification.” I’ve read the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification along with the Roman Catholic and Lutheran responses to it, the resulting clarifying annex … Continue reading
This summer, I’m doing an independent study course, Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox Perspectives on Paul, with Dr. Michael Gorman. Independent studies are great, because you can tune them to your interests; but they’re a bit lonely, because you don’t have … Continue reading
So there was this big Catholic news story a couple of weeks ago about the Vatican (the CDF) and the nuns (the LCWR). You might have been wondering why I haven’t said anything about it here. I’ve been thinking. Well, … Continue reading
A neat concise definition of the “hermeneutic of suspicion” offered by feminist theologian Corinna Guerrero today: Essentially, a hermeneutic of suspicion identifies the disconnect between rhetoric and a lived reality. The lived lives of women are different than the pontifications … Continue reading