In an essay on integralism I took issue with Steven Long’s claim that the natural and supernatural desires for God have formally distinct objects. Long claims that the natural desire to know the first cause of all things is only materially, not formally, a desire to know God–just as the desire to know Einstein under the ratio of “man wearing a raincoat” is only materially, not formally, a desire to know 1,635 more words
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As soon as a man ceases to be outwardly occupied, to talk with his fellow men, as soon as he is alone, even in the noisy streets of a great city, he begins to carry on a conversation with himself… If a man is fundamentally egotistical, his intimate conversation with himself is inspired by sensuality or pride.
In Heiligenkreuz we recently began singing the Leonine Prayer to St Michael the Archangel after conventual Mass on weekdays. The setting is from a 21st century manuscript from Heiligenkreuz. 28 more words