Daily Archives: December 24, 2011

Anti-Santy Ranty

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‘Symbol and Sacrament’ Chapter 1: Onto-Theology in Classical Sacramental Theology

Symbol and Sacrament Posts: Introduction, Chapter 2:I, Chapter 2:II, Chapter 3, Chapter 4:I, Chapter 4:II, Chapter 5, Chapter 6, Chapter 7 Chauvet’s Symbol and Sacrament begins with the question of the reason why the Scholastics privileged the category of ‘cause’ when thinking … Continue reading

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Marilynne Robinson on What Literature Owes the Bible

Thanks to Jason Goroncy for alerting me to this wonderful article by Marilynne Robinson, the author of Gilead. Literatures are self-referential by nature, and even when references to Scripture in contemporary fiction and poetry are no more than ornamental or rhetorical — indeed, … Continue reading

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