Woman and Serpent Take 2

Immaculate Conception by Murillo

  Here is a chapter from my book Mary-A Catholic Evangelical Debate–with a former Bob Jones University classmate– David Gustafson [Read more...]

My Dia-blog with Frank Viola

I hesitate to call Frank an “Evangelical” because he says he and Christians like him are “beyond Evangelical”. That resonates because one of my books and my approach to the faith is “More Christianity”. Anyway, I read the book Frank wrote with Leonard Sweet called Jesus A Theography and thought he and I might be able [Read More...]

Guest Blogger Jeff Miller

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Jeff Miller (aka The Curt Jester) is an application developer and retired Navy Chief who spent 40 years in the wilderness of atheism and finds himself both astonished and joyful to be a member of the Catholic Church. He blogs at Curt Jester with humorous and hilarious insights on stuff Catholic political and cultural. It’s papistical [Read More...]

A Voice Crying in the Political Wilderness

George Weigel makes a case here that now is the time for a robust and uncompromising form of Catholicism to stand up and be counted in America. As for the opportunity embedded in this crisis, it is nothing less than to be the Church of the New Evangelization, full-throttle. Shallow, tribal, institutional-maintenance Catholicism is utterly [Read More...]

Christ in Creation from Frank Viola’s Jesus: A Theography

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Instead of a simple book review I’m using Frank Viola and Leonard Sweet’s book Jesus: A Theography as a jumping off point for a couple of posts. First of all– a couple of reasons why I like this book and recommend it to you. First, the content is solid and scholarly, but Second, it’s written in [Read More...]

Would Jesus Recognize Catholic Worship?

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  I posted a picture the other day of  worship at St Peter’s. There was a crowd of altar servers, robed clergy in procession and clouds of incense. In the combox someone observed, “Would Jesus recognize this as worship?” I don’t know the commenter and his background, but it sounds like the comment is based [Read More...]


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