Daily Archives: 30 March 2022

On My Bookshelf: I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land

A book about books. A short book. I’ll recommend it. Several years ago, I had a few posts on this author. Her novels about time travelling historians are great, though I think Blackout/All Clear would have benefitted from tight editing. … Continue reading

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Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us 173-178: Leaders and Financial Resources

In Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us the US bishops focus more (173-177) on the prospect of Prepare your leaders than on any of the other four implementation actions. Personnel is obviously important. More vital than any other aspect of … Continue reading

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Sister Thea

My wife mentioned that Thea Bowman did a parish mission at the church where we met, many years before I arrived there. I wonder if she mentioned there her description of Black sacred song she put into words for the … Continue reading

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Spe Salvi 23: Reason and Faith Need One Another

Let’s finish up the theme of transformation of Christian faith-hope in the modern age. 23. As far as the two great themes of “reason” and “freedom” are concerned, here we can only touch upon the issues connected with them. Yes … Continue reading

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