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Whose Bourgeois Morality?

A Tweet last evening guided me to an important story – here it is.

Brilliant – required reading from@firstthingsmag – Whose Bourgeois Morality? https://t.co/fz1P8J85XH

— John Charmley (@ProfJCharmley) …

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October 16, 2017- The Priesthood of Believers, Called to Be "Little Christs"- 1 Peter 2:9, Matthew 16:18-19

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people,  in order that you may proclaim the mighty acts of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. 946 more words

Christian Living

Is the Pope Catholic?

Christopher Lascelles, Pontifex Maximus: A short history of the popes, Crux Publishing 2017.

404 pages

ISBN 9781909979468

E-book $AU 8.99

Years ago, while teaching French, I showed my Year 9 students some slides of the Popes’ Palace at Avignon. 481 more words

Book Review

Intermission: Luther v Zwingli on the Eucharist

Phillip mentioned yesterday that Lutherans have a very clear doctrine of the Eucharist, which is certainly true, and that the controversy between Luther and Zwingli… 1,217 more words


Apostolic Succession and the Arian Controversy

To those who study Church history the Arians are a familiar foe of orthodoxy.  The heresy came to the forefront in the 4th century, and was declared heretical at the Council of Nicea in 325 and again at the Council of Constantinople in 381.  3,466 more words

The long years of the Council of Konstanz

Once upon a time the history of church councils seemed a matter of Christian theology slowly but inevitably reaching new levels of dogmatic intricacy, either led by wise popes or marred by popes who thought more of themselves than of the Catholic church. 1,392 more words

Legal History

Is the Pope Catholic?

Time for me to post something here, I reckon, and I think might do. The other day a document called “Correctio filialis de haeresibus propagatis… 617 more words