Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Whet your political-theological appetite: Joseph is traditionally opposed to Herod, as the Just Man is opposed to the Tyrant; Joseph reveals fatherhood as a fundamental political and spiritual form, passing on the line of David beyond biological descent.— New Polity (@PostliberalTho1) June 16, 2021
What do we know of the virtues or example of St. Joseph? Nothing. We can know something about the virtues of Christ by participating in Him; what knowledge can we have of St. Joseph, about whom (and the Theotokos as well) so little was written, even if one considers the apocrypha. One can only project what thinks are the virtues of a man and of a woman unto them, and what if one's understanding of masculine and feminine excellences are incorrect? It becomes a form of creating a false authority to justify one's assumptions - a form of circular reasoning.
Instead of strenghtening core competencies like prayer, wisdom, mysticism, meaning of life, vocation, #German #bishops are fixated on #sexuality.— Ulrich L. Lehner (@ulrichlehner) June 16, 2021
They fail to talk with passion about the Eucharist and Christ - but about #sex they do talk without end. That is telling. #Catholic https://t.co/ZzHFFVdtQl