Daily Archives: 26 February 2009

On My Bookshelf: Anathem

Science Fiction fans and critics love Neal Stephenson. His recent novels are expansive, epic, and bold. The premise of his latest, Anathem, caught my attention four weeks ago. What if monasteries existed not for religious people, but for scientists and … Continue reading

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Ashes and Protestants

I saw this quick piece on Nashville Bishop David Choby’s visit to a Protestant university. Nice. Not surprising that reformation churches would latch on to this tradition. Not surprising at all. Check out Bishop Choby on video. When I was … Continue reading

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Ranjith on Reform2

Jimmy Mac sent this link on Archbishop Malcolm Ranjith’s foreword in a new book on liturgy. He added his own title, “They just won’t give up.” No, I don’t think they will. Archbishop Ranjith doesn’t have a very good grasp … Continue reading

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Napier On Translations

Cardinal Wilfrid Napier, Archbishop of Durban, South Africa, member of ICEL’s episcopal board, wades into the liturgy mess he authorized this past Advent in his country. In his opinion piece, he offers an impassioned defense of recent Vatican documentation on … Continue reading

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