Thursday, 21 June 2018
Note on Legalism
Legalism is a real problem. But it seems to me that many do not clearly perceive exactly what the problem of legalism is. The accusati...
Thursday, 7 June 2018
Politics, Virtue, and Beauty
I am a firm believer in the inseparability of politics and ethics from aesthetics. Virtue and virtuous living are also a matter of living b...
Monday, 4 June 2018
A Philosophy of Mediation
Metaxology at Santissima Trinita dei Pellegrini, in Rome, Italy In any dichotomy, or in any form of dualism , the tension of oppo...
Saturday, 2 June 2018
In Defense of Equivocity
There are undoubtedly bad kinds of ambiguity, potentially misleading, instruments of compromise between truth and falsity. But it is import...
Wednesday, 9 May 2018
Two Images of Social Order
Although the prominence of churches throughout the city of Rome, and in most medieval or older cities, may be understood less now tha...
Tuesday, 8 May 2018
If I remember correctly, it was Fr. Aidan Kavanagh, OSB, in his book On Liturgical Theology, who observed that most of St. Thomas Aquinas...
Monday, 30 April 2018
The Homogeneity and Heterogeneity of the Sacred and Profane
The sacred may be understood in two ways which I think are necessary and complementary - and these two ways are sometimes also symbolized i...
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