Tag Archives: Tradition

A cohesive environmentalism: Some preliminary concerns

In this paper, we are asked to consider what are, by my lights, four questions pertaining to the relationship of Christian faith to environmental concerns and that which is sometimes called the “eco-justice” movement. I would break the block of questions out this way: 1. Do you agree that we humans need to make dramatic […]

The Catholic Proposition

Last week, I delivered a presentation to Catholic Adult Fellowship on authority, apostolicity, and the Church, entitled The Catholic Proposition. The written version underlying my remarks is now available here, and a podcast/MP3 version is available here.

Traditional government functions

President Obama’s said recently that “when we succeed, we succeed because of our individual initiative, but also because we do things together.” There are some things, just like fighting fires, we don’t do on our own. I mean, imagine if everybody had their own fire service. That would be a hard way to organize fighting […]

“[T]he entirety of Vatican II must be read and interpreted in light of Tradition”