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Hippolytus, the patristic conference, and Coptic in Stevenage...

The second edition of the Hippolytus commentary will, says the publisher, be out in time for the Oxford patristics conference (http://www.oxfordpatristics.com/), though I have some editorial work to do. 109 more words

Apostolic Tradition

Blessed Are They That Mourn: Stratford Caldecott and Tradition

Hilaire Belloc calls the dons that taught him at Oxford «The horizon of my memories— / Like large and comfortable trees.» I can apply that expression to the friends of my parents whom I knew as a small child. 2,069 more words

The Dove

Paper on creeds on academia.edu

Newly uploaded to academia.edu is a forthcoming article in Questions liturgiques in which I build on previous work which suggested that the syntaxis was the earliest form of baptismal confession in Syria, by suggesting that Alexandria also had some form of creedal declaration as part of the baptismal rite from the earliest times. 78 more words

Apostolic Tradition

The Church, Pt. 2: Early Christians, Early Controversies

This is the second portion of an essay I recently wrote on “The Church” for graduate school application. I slightly edited it but have kept the footnotes as italicized numbers. 1,211 more words

Politics

Top Ten Reasons I'll Always Be Catholic. Part 3.

The Liturgical Calendar!
The liturgical calendar offers us gifts throughout the entire year. It pulls the faithful into mysteries of Christ daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly. 1,321 more words

Catholic Beliefs

An Ancient Theologian explains Tradition

Irenaeus, a 2nd century theologian, defended Christianity from the Gnostic philosophies that were popular at the time. His 5 volume work, Against Heresies, dedicates the first two volumes to describing the Gnostic views and then precedes to dismantle them in the remaining volumes. 1,100 more words

Theology

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Pope Francis

“When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, ‘Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?’ He said to him, ‘Yes, Lord, you know that I love you’. 972 more words