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Francis, Discipleship, Fandom, and Factionalism

The varied responses that Pope Francis has evoked are illustrative of various dynamics described by mimetic theory. Some people have responded to him both positively and seriously: they not only applaud his words and actions, but sincerely attempt to emulate … Continue reading

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Ubi Spiritus, ibi Ecclesia? The Holy Spirit, the Church, the Patristics, and Congar

Good grief, this book is dense! I’ve just read a six-page chapter by Congar on the experience of the Holy Spirit in the early church, and had to stop & blog about it. It’s led me on an interesting lark … Continue reading

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