I have not gotten around to putting up links, pictures, quotes, and all those other accoutrements that go with being a functioning blog. Before I do, however, I'm making an important announcement/endorsement. For the most part, Catholic blogs do not have 'Confessions of Faith' or doctrinal statements, or anything like them. The reason is that… Continue reading A Tentative Endorsement
I'm working on a list of works by Fathers of the Church, a reading plan for myself and whoever else wants to use it. The general theme is: A chronological once-through of the most important theological works by the most important Fathers of the Church. I am open to suggestions. I'm looking for the most… Continue reading New Small Project I’m Working On
So I have this habit of starting lots of books at once and jumping back and forth between them, but never finishing them. This leads me to start the same books over and over. I think I'm going to try, on this blog, to give short thoughts and reviews about the books I am reading… Continue reading Too Many Books!
I've got to say, as time goes on, the more I see the 'Ordinary Form/Extraordinary Form' paradigm as a convenient legal fiction. It reflects the reality of usage on the ground. That is to say, the OF is Ordinary because it is by far the more prevalent usage. But this is a matter of positive law… Continue reading A mere legal fiction?
This blog post is a work in progress. I grew up in a pretty non-religious household. My dad never went to any church. My mom was brought up Mormon, but was non-attending. We had a KJV Bible and several copies of the Book of Mormon. All other literature was basically popular fiction or bird and… Continue reading Becoming Catholic