Daily Archives: 9 August 2013

On My Bookshelf: The Quantum Thief

Hannu Rajaniemi’s 2010 debut novel is not conventional science fiction. He drops the reader into a strange future and he gives only sparing directions on what’s going on. Well, not quite. In the first two chapters, a Weird Idea is … Continue reading

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Redemptionis Sacramentum 6-7

Sections 6 through 10 present the chief inspiration for this document: liturgical abuses, or the perception of the curia that they are a major concern. [6.] For abuses “contribute to the obscuring of the Catholic faith and doctrine concerning this … Continue reading

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Lumen Fidei 35

This numbered section falls under its own heading, “Faith and the search for God.” Theologian Tina Beattie thinks she sees the hand of Pope Francis very strongly in it. Let’s read carefully: 35. The light of faith in Jesus also … Continue reading

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