Tag Archives: Gnosticism

Clearing the way

As I was discussing gnosticism on Boxing Day, I mentioned the usual criticisms coming from conservative Christianity. I will certainly make a distinction between problems caused by theological incompatibilities and objections from a more political point of view. As I … Continue reading

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The seeds are planted

That might seem an odd title for St Stephen’s Day. My feeling of “dryness” has probably been beneficial. Of course, over the past week, it has been the run-up to Christmas (mostly the preparation of the “secular” part), and many … Continue reading

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Perceptio

Perceptio is of a rare subtlety in understanding many of the issues that dog us. Churches concerned with political correctness are described in Make of it what you will. I have given a lot of thought to the issue of … Continue reading

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Justorum animae

Justorum animae in manu Dei sunt, et non tanget illos tormentum mortis. Visi sunt oculis insipientium mori, illi autem sunt in pace. These are the words that came into my mind as I saw this amazing gravestone on Facebook, and … Continue reading

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Patricius on Tolkien

My good friend Patricius has written an article about Ronald Tolkien in his blog – Is Tolkien dangerous? Part I…. He has sent me the second part to ask my advice, but I have already had to tell him that … Continue reading

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