Our necessary interdependence, our essence as social beings, our responsibility to act in solidarity with and for our neighbors—these are teachings to which the Spirit had brought me long before my conversion. For … Continue reading Briefly Revisiting Catholic Solidarity
Month: September 2015
It Only Leads If It Bleeds
An exercise in a kind of speculative theological anthropology, what follows is not intended to represent any established doctrine of the Church but rather only the development of my own thought … Continue reading It Only Leads If It Bleeds
Difficulty Level: You have read Job, haven’t you?
An update last month on my conversion process came as I was making my way through a dark period to what I thought was that well known “light at the end of … Continue reading Difficulty Level: You have read Job, haven’t you?
Strange Bedfellows II: Citing the Sources
In response to my post, Strange Bedfellows, a new reader commented: “I’m scratching my head. I can only say that your take on Catholicism is very different from that in … Continue reading Strange Bedfellows II: Citing the Sources
The Grand Inquisitor and the Dark Days of the Soul
Work on my next intended post (re: salvation and sacrifice) is continuing but I’ve been distracted–temporally by work and spiritually by trials and obstacles related to my conversion. It’s that … Continue reading The Grand Inquisitor and the Dark Days of the Soul