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Yes/but when it comes to social justice it's theopolitically complex

Walking into the John Paul II Institute for Marriage & Family for the first time for the launch of the book with a very long title, ‘Justice Unity and the Hidden Christ: the Theopolitical Complex of the Social Justice Approach to Ecumenism in Vatican II’ by Matthew Tan was a little out of the ordinary. 1,006 more words

Political Economy

The Dances of Albion by John Milbank (Shearsman Books)

In his contribution to The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary British & Irish Poetry Michael Symmons Roberts writes about ‘Contemporary Poetry and Belief’. He quotes from David Jones’s Preface to… 491 more words

Books

Why a secular liberal critique of Capitalism is impossible

It seems that today there are two options when it comes to Capitalism, either accept Capitalism (fully or with some social-democratic counterweight) or join the with the anti-Capitalist left, generally fully secular, and fully liberal. 2,968 more words

Theology

Angels and Demons: On the Cosmic Reality and Theological Importance of Angelology and Demonology

David Russell Mosley

Ordinary Time
Feast of St Bernard
The Edge of Elfland
Hudson, New Hampshire

Dear Friends and Family,

Several things have aligned in my life to bring me to this letter. 957 more words

Being A (Non-Roman) Catholic Evangelical

Slavoj Zizek and John Milbank on the death of God

Slajoz Zizek, the famous Slovenian Hegelian/Lacanian/Marxian philosopher, champion of the left, and materialist theologian, is someone who I both love and hate, love for his insights into how ideology permeates so much in modern society, for his breaking down of so many of the idols of Capitalism and Liberalism, and hate for his inability to write in a way that doesn’t give me an aneurism trying to understand what his point is. 1,498 more words

Theology

A Brief Theology of Poetry and Fantasy: A Thesis Extract

David Russell Mosley

Eastertide
St George’s Day
The Edge of Elfland
Hudson, New Hampshire,

Dear friends and family,

Well, with a thesis submission deadline of 31 May, and my wife getting a new job (which means I’m watching the boys while she’s at work), I have not had much time for blogging. 6,221 more words

Being A (Non-Roman) Catholic Evangelical

Links and videos I Normally Would Have Posted on Facebook: III

David Russell Mosley

Lent
4 March 2014
The Edge of Elfland
Hudson, New Hampshire

Dear Friends and Family,

‘What I didn’t know about St Quentin was that its basilica is one of six important French church buildings which contain labyrinths, the best known of which is Chartres. 893 more words

Being A (Non-Roman) Catholic Evangelical