Oceans of ink have been spilled on the subject of time’s sanctification according to the Church’s calendar, and, certainly, conforming one’s life to the calendar, observing feasts and fasts and seasons, affords... Read More...
I thought of how the landscape is an icon of our predicament. The insularity of humanity, the impermeable boundaries of our selfhoods, of our discourses and desires; it is all a great conspiracy of alienation.
The narrow world of public discourse in the United States has recently been consumed by the spectacle of Bruce Jenner purporting to turn himself into a woman.
Jesus’ ministry in the world was, as it were, a betrothal. But the Cross is the consummation of the union of divine nature and human nature.
A foray into vegetarianism during high school was inspired by Tolstoy. His argument ran as follows: you know that you can be perfectly healthy without eating meat; so, if you eat meat, you are doing it to gratify your appetite at the expense of the lives of animals.