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Nietzsche and Emerson 2 – Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen PAYING ATTENTION TO THE SKY - April 7, 2014 ... outside the self. Emerson believed this created a bankrupt spirituality, "as if God were dead," to which Nietzsche had his madman announce in the affirmative that "God is dead." Someone well versed in Emerson and Nietzsche might never mistake Emerson's line from "Compensation, " In general, every evil to which we do not succumb, is a benefactor," with Nietzsche's from Twilight of the Idols , "What does not kill me makes me stronger." But at least it is worth noting that Emerson's line in ...http://payingattentiontothesky.com/2014/04/08/8798/
Saint Cyril of Jerusalem – "Doctor of Catechesis" TOM PERNA™ - March 18, 2014 ... Catholic Church, St. Cyril of Jerusalem says in his Catechesis , "And if ever you are sojourning in cities, inquire not simply where the Lord's House is (for the other sects of the profane also attempt to call their own dens houses of the Lord), nor merely where the Church is, but where is the Catholic Church. For this is the peculiar name of this Holy Church, the mother of us all" (No. 17:14). After the death of St. Maximus in 348 A.D., St. Cyril was elevated to the episcopacy by the ...http://tomperna.org/2014/03/18/saint-cyril-of-jerusalem-doctor-of-catechesis/
Unlinked Thoughts on Catholicism THE THEOLOGY OF DAD - February 11, 2014 ... The 'of God' religious name, as in St. John of God, etc. What went into choosing this religious name? It's equivalent to having Jesus as your confirmation saint. Kind of reminds me of that passage from St. Paul's First Letter to the Corinthians 1:12, where he rebukes people who say "I belong to Paul, Cephas, Apollos, and Christ." I think the Christ-people beat the others. I like those Protestant churches you see here and there, with the titles, "Church of God" ...http://thetheologyofdad.blogspot.com/2013/10/unlinked-thoughts-on-catholicism.html
Oregon Priest's Canon Lawyer Seeks to Protect Client's 'Good Name, Reputation' CLERICAL WHISPERS - January 14, 2014 ... writing that he was "not at liberty" to do so. In a statement Jan. 9, Faucher provides answers to 14 questions ranging from what the Vatican congregation could mandate to what he called "the two great mysteries" -- why Radloff was removed in the first place and, now, why Radloff has been barred from public ministry. "The people who are the church have a right to accurate and factually correct information" and "I am answering questions because the questions are out there and ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2014/01/oregon-priests-canon-lawyer-seeks-to.html
US Peace Campaigner Fr John Dear, Dismissed From Jesuits CLERICAL WHISPERS - January 7, 2014 ... time in the order, he garnered critique for his protest of the presence of a military recruiter at a Jesuit high school in Scranton, Pa., where he was serving as a teacher in the mid-'80s. More recently, he says he received incensed letters from parishioners in New Mexico over homilies he directed at employees of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, a facility in the nation's nuclear weapons complex. Other Jesuits who have served as Dear's superiors in the past said the priest was a good ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2014/01/us-peace-campaigner-fr-john-dear.html