Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Necessity?

What is meant by "sinless flesh" here? Is it the same as corruptible? And is it to be identified only with the consequences of Adam's sin on the body, or is there more to it than that (e.g. effects on the soul)?

CWR: The Immaculate Conception Revisited by Dr. Leroy Huizenga

The necessity of the Immaculate Conception does not demand an infinite regress of sinless ancestors, nor does the dogma’s necessity involve ecclesiastical voluntarism. Rather, it’s a necessary part of the Catholic conception of the economy of salvation.



Klaus Hemmerle, Theses Towards a Trinitarian Ontology



New Trinitarian Theologies

Thomas Joseph White #17: What is perichoresis? (I, 42, 5)

Alasdair MacIntyre: Absences from Aquinas, Silences in Ireland

Monday, July 29, 2019

An Encouragement from Rome

But one that is unnecessary and should be undesired.

Honest Historiography as a Path to Reconciliation

CWR: Newman and the problems of Catholic intellectual history by Adam DeVille
With every passing year, I am more and more convinced that too many problems within the Church today, and between Christians, are both historiographical in nature.

A Review of The Hebrew Bible: A Translation with Commentary by Robert Alter

First Things: Word for Word by Paul V. Mankowski