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Go from me thou fardel of sin, nourishing of evils and morsel of death, and depart, and know thou that I am prevented and am loved of another lover, which hath given to me many better jewels… (St Agnes to the Prefect’s son in…

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Protestantism, Nature, Grace

In the section on Protestantism in Part III of my Josias essay on religious liberty, I tried to understand the Protestant view of nature and grace. 443 more words

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In Defense of a Certain Kind of Story About the Origins of Modernity

Alan Jacobs recently posted an outline of an argument against a certain sort of story about the origins of modernity told by many Thomists—the sort of account given by Gilson in  1,254 more words

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The Generation of Substantial Form

In On Animal Generation William Harvey argues that the cock and the hen can only be instrumental causes of the generation of the chick, since the perfection of the chick seems to be the work of an intelligence that they simply do not possess: 1,228 more words

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Death and Christmas

Of your charity, say a prayer for the repose of the soul of my confrère P. Gottfried Eder, O.Cist. died on the Fourth Sunday of Advent, and whom we buried today. 213 more words

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Varieties of Neopelagianism

Of all of Joseph Ratzinger/ Pope Benedict XVI’s books the one that I have read most often is a little volume of spiritual exercises on the theological virtues (variously titled  1,164 more words

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