Daily Archives: September 9, 2019

On Priesthood And Authority

As someone who has written quite a bit about the role of a priest and how it relates to believers [1], one of the more fascinating aspects of priesthood one has to wrestle with is the question of the priesthood … Continue reading

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Book Review: Foucault’s Pendulum

Foucault’s Pendulum, by Umberto Eco This book attempts to have its cake and eat it too, in a sense.  On the one hand, this book is told from a very rationalist perspective and seeks to mock the way that so … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Name Of The Rose

The Name Of The Rose, by Umberto Eco I have to admit that this is a book I heard about some time ago but just got around to reading.  Had I read this book before reading other books by the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Leopard

The Leopard, by Guiseppe di Lampedusa, translated from the Italian by Archibald Colquhoun As someone who has an interest in the history of Sicily, I found this particular novel to be a stellar and deeply enjoyable example of a historical … Continue reading

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