Conservative Anglicans are like ISIS??

A reader has alerted me to a statement by a British MP in which he equates conservative Anglicans to the Muslim terror group ISIS. In this article Tory politician Michael Fabricant thinks the Anglican church should get with the times. The longer the Anglican Communion shies away from modern liberal values, the greater the chance that [Read More…]

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Romancing the Religion

OK. Here’s another book suggestion for Lent. My book The Romance of Religion picks up on the idea that religion is a great adventure. It is not pious or puritanical or pusillanimous or pussyfooting around. It is the stuff of all the great romances, the great adventure stories. It is full of great risks and great [Read More…]

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Critiquing the Trump Cult

During the election cycle I was pretty outspoken in my dislike of both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Since Trump’s election I’ve commented in (I hope) a balanced way here and here. One of the most disturbing things about Trump’s presidency is not Trump himself, but the seeming inability we have to treat the situation [Read More…]

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Fifty Days With the Devil

Gargoyle Code tracks the emails between a senior tempter and his juniors, but the idea is updated and applied to Catholics. The letters also go from Shrove Tuesday to Easter Day so it makes a great Lent Book. Slubgrip Instructs is the sequel. The demon Slubgrip has been demoted to teach Popular Culture 101 in Bowelbages University. [Read More…]

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Chasing the Creed

St Benedict says you should read a good book for Lent, and I agree. Therefore in these days  which run up to Lent I’ll be reminding you of some of my books which are available The Quest for the Creed is twenty short chapters on the Apostle’s Creed. It is written in an upside down Chestertonian [Read More…]

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Ten Positive Pro Life Actions the Government Could Take

Pro life warriors are right to continue to campaign for the repeal of the disastrous Roe v Wade decision. I don’t think the government should try to solve all our problems, and the local community is the first place to get things sorted out, but there are some actions the government–at both the state and [Read More…]

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