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Tag Archives: incarnation
Read about the past, present, and possible future of women in pants: Wearing the Pants: a Brief Western History of Pants. Words you don’t normally think of together, especially in the Middle Ages: Sex and the Single Saint: Physicality in … Continue reading
Haligweorc reports on, and has written the forward for, a Sarum Prymer: a precursor to the Book of Common Prayer which adapted the monastic practice of the Daily Office (Liturgy of the Hours) to non-monastic life. I particularly appreciated this … Continue reading
Athanasius would not have used these words in the fourth century, but in this part of his argument (On the Incarnation of the Word, 44:4-8) that the incarnation was essential to our redemption, it seems to me that this is … Continue reading
What is the Incarnation? by Francis Ferrier, trans. Edward Sillem My rating: 4 of 5 stars Volume 24 of the Twentieth Century Encyclopedia of Catholicism under section II Basic Truths. Originally published in France in 1960 as L’Incarnation; English translation … Continue reading
Richard Gaillardetz has a fine article in America magazine reflecting on three of the important dynamics that were present at the Second Vatican Council. But it’s the introduction to this article that caught my attention, in which he discusses the … Continue reading
I keep thinking about this part of the first reading from Mass this weekend (Dt 18:15-20 in both Roman Catholic and Revised Common lectionaries): Moses spoke to all the people, saying: “A prophet like me will the LORD, your God, … Continue reading
I came across Katrina Fernandez’ column panning this piece of art, titled Haute Sphere, installed at the Cathedral in Los Angeles this month. She identifies it as a Nativity scene, and concludes it is profoundly inadequate. I clicked through to … Continue reading
Debra Dean Murphy’s post It’s Not About the Baby reminded me that I, too, wanted to write on this theme, and I wish I could pass it along to everyone preparing a Christmas sermon or service. For one thing, there’s … Continue reading
I simply argue that the cross be raised again at the centre of the marketplace as well as on the steeple of the church. I am recovering the claim that Jesus was not crucified in a cathedral between two candles, … Continue reading