Springsteen’s world remains one of “great and harsh beauty, of fantastic stories, of unimaginable punishment and infinite reward.” The world is “dark and beatific,” a place of intense grace but also where we can turn into devils.
Fr. Mac Stewart reviews two volumes in patristics, concerned especially with the character of Catholic doctrine.
Have Anglicans made incompatible commitments to different Christian churches in ecumenical dialogue?
The Body of Christ has a history that may be mapped, discussed, and studied; it continues to suffer various indignities and worse until the End; and the teachings of its churches undergo various changes.
My journey into the Anglican fold was, in part, a move toward Rome (as well as toward Constantinople), at least in a certain sense.