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?
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
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
As a break from a much more serious and involved post on sacrifice and the economy of salvation (which is taking longer to articulate than anticipated), I thought I’d get … Continue reading Classifying Catholics
A sentence you’re about to read may strike you as almost scandalously shocking in the context of a blog on Catholicism, so I offer this preparatory caution and beg your forgiving … Continue reading Strange Bedfellows
As an unbaptized convert awaiting a declaration of nullity from the Tribunal for a civil marriage, I am explicitly not called to the table of the Lord. Though I participate … Continue reading The Supper of the Lamb
Over on Godless Cranium’s blog, there’s a post that includes the following tale: When someone asked why Christ had to die for our sins, rather than God just simply forgiving … Continue reading A Lesson On Haphazard Commenting