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Kantian Newman

In chapter five of his Apologia, Newman writes,

If I looked into a mirror, and did not see my face, I should have the sort of feeling which actually comes upon me, when I look into this living busy world, and see no reflexion of its Creator.

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John Henry Newman

On Cultivating Irrelevance: The Benedict Option 2.0

From the crisis of today the Church of tomorrow will emerge—a Church that has lost much. She will become small and will have to start afresh more or less from the beginning.

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On Cultivating Patient Irrelevance: The Benedict Option 2.0

“The monks waited.”
~ Walter M. Miller, Jr.

It seems that I’m more out of touch than even my teens realize. Here’s how I know.

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Ratzinger on Why Christians Should Live Excessively

I hope I got your attention with that title! I just finished Introduction to Christianity. The passage I will be posting today has greatly enriched my understanding of the Sermon on the Mount. 661 more words

Joseph Ratzinger