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My title is provocative. Some of you are probably confused. “I thought he was a Protestant.” I was a Protestant, but going to seminary gave me time to reflect about theology. As I studied I slowly and unconsciously became more in agreement with Catholic teaching. Here are six things I learned in seminary that movedContinue reading “Five things I learned in Protestant Seminary that made me Catholic”
To the untrained eye, people today seem to be less religious, but the reality is their religion has just changed forms. The anthropologist Mircea Eliade pointed this out in his classic work the Sacred and the Profane. Moderns will always be homo religiosus. They don’t abandon religious practices and beliefs; they transmogrify them into somethingContinue reading “The Secular Sacrament of Virtue Signaling”
Sometimes it helps to think of life through the lens of a great book. Doing so helps us detach from the humdrum stereotypes we have grown so used to. It is a bit like turning from our microscope to our telescope. We begin to look up to the stars in wonder instead of looking downContinue reading “The Politics of Lord of the Rings”
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