Letter to the Editor: December 1998
Why Attack Us?... Why Latin Is Hated Today... Brave German Clergy... Automatically Excommunicated?... Strong, But Not Ugly...READ ARTICLE
A Season of Grace, a Season of Thieves
No seminars or programs can rival the spiritual potential of the month of December in the life of a family — or that of a pastor.READ ARTICLE
Ebenezer Scrooge at Christmas Today
Scrooge stated, “Let those poor go to the prisons and the Union workhouses. And if they’d rather die, they had better do it."READ ARTICLE
The United Religions Initiative, A Bridge Back to Gnosticism
Episcopal Bishop Swing said the world needs “a global soul,” to be created by conferences, fundraising, and declarations.READ ARTICLE
"Catholic Studies": The New Catholic Ghetto
A single program relieves the institution of the responsibility to give the entire curriculum a Catholic character.READ ARTICLE
"Ed Speak" Invades Catholic Schools
State licensing and certification lend legitimacy to “experts” but, as the Teacher from Nazareth remarked, by their fruits ye shall know them.READ ARTICLE
What Government Can Do for the Family: Just Leave It Alone!
The home “is older than the law and stands outside the state,” says Chesterton. This view is the common sense of Christendom.READ ARTICLE
The Common Cup & the Common Bug
By the seventh communicant, the chalice is circumplastered with lip prints and dotted with crumblets and sundry foreign minutiae.READ ARTICLE
A Lump in the Throat
Review of Upholding Mystery: An Anthology of Contemporary Christian PoetryREAD ARTICLE
God’s Good Servant, but the King’s First?
Thomas Cranmer was one of the overseers of what Diarmaid MacCulloch calls “a religious revolution of ruthless thoroughness.”READ ARTICLE
Briefly: December 1998
Reviews of Theological Lexicon of the New Testament... The Great Betrayal: How American Sovereignty and Social Justice Are Being Sacrificed to the Gods of the Global Economy... Mass Confusion: The Do's and Don'ts of Catholic WorshipREAD ARTICLE
"Catholicism's Intellectual Prizefighter!"
- Karl Keating