Note: I've wanted to write about Rev. Wesley for some time, because I think that his method of evangelism and discipleship will be important to us in the near future. Unfortunately, his life experience was too diverse to compress into just one article, and I wonder if I have emphasized the appropriate points. If any … Continue reading Anglo-Catholic of the Week: Reverend John Wesley
To wit, it appears that Mr. Rogers violently punished the Devil with peace and love.
In the past, as I have noted, a favorite Anglo-Catholic hobby was to provoke Protestant authorities by worshipping in a catholic manner. Having no Protestant authorities to provoke, and thereby defend the Catholic Faith, I've needed someone else to oppose. Living in a secular world, I decided to provoke a secular authority according to a … Continue reading Distinction: Another satire (but again, not really)
Nitobe Inazo (1862-1933) was born in Japan to a samurai family. He converted to Christianity while studying under Western professors, and went on to be influential in multiple fields. He wrote Bushido: The Soul of Japan in 1900, hoping to bridge the gap between his culture and ours. Among it's most enthusiastic fans was Theodore … Continue reading A good book
When evaluating the lives of the Saints, I have had the tendency to see them as perfect, almost as though they had neither thoughts nor feelings. I spent so much time comparing myself to them that I forgot to do the things that would make me resemble them more! And yet the saints were real … Continue reading Pope St. Gregory the Great: Cincinnatus of the Church