Saturday, November 02, 2002

Boston College upsets Notre Dame in Catholic Bowl 2002.
Saw this link at Amy Welborn's 'blog. All the more reason to be Catholic if you ask me.

Friday, November 01, 2002

Priest's endorsement of a pro-life candidate draws ire of (anti)Americans United for Separation of Church and State. What do you think the odds are that AUSCS head bozo Barry Lynn would totally overlook the "Rev." Jesse Jackson or Al Sharpton endorsing a pro-abortion candidate?
Well here's something you don't see reported or commented upon every day: Supreme Court Justice complains about overprotective application of the 11th Amendment. I bet you at least eight out of ten people, including lawyers, in America couldn't tell you what the 11th Amendment is. As a matter of fact, they don't even mention it in the article.
A blessed All Saints Day to one and all in the Church Militant.

Thursday, October 31, 2002

Why and when did "born again" Protestants become so annoying to many in American civil society?

"In pursuit of an answer Hart, a professor of church history at Westminster Theological Seminary in Escondido, Calif., ranges nimbly across American Protestant history in the 19th and, especially, 20th centuries. When he comes to the upheaval of the 1960s, he remarks that 'the United States entered a new phase of cultural history in which Protestantism no longer yielded a common sense of purpose and set of standards as it once had'...the change from 'a Protestant to a post-Protestant society...made evangelical politics appear to many as old-fashioned, if not a little obnoxious.'"

On this, the 485th anniversary of the start of the Defor.., I mean, Reformation, Cardinal Dulles says Vatican II reaffirmed the authority of the papacy.

Tuesday, October 29, 2002

If you're an Evangelical, think GM.
In listening to the lyrics of their song, I had an inkling that Lifehouse might be a "Christian" band. Great to see that the lead singer is very much influenced by his faith.

Monday, October 28, 2002

Bob Kunz writes in reaction to the Bob Jones University story I posted on October 21, "Hey, I'd rather be confronted with Michelle's judgmental attitude than the implied subjectivist ("well, that may be truth for you, but this is truth for me" - "why can't we all just get along?") alternative."

Gee, if that's what I implied, I didn't mean to. Guess I should have qualified myself by writing "I do, however, believe that there is truth, and Michelle is far from having any clear grasp of it." My main point, however, was to show how problematic fundamentalist Christian theology tends to be in that it recklessly encourages judgment on another person's salvation. Yes, the only way to Heaven and God is through Jesus, but it is not for us to judge, for we are not God, whether a person who has not fully accepted Christ is eternally damned to Hell. Remember, with God, all things are possible.
Yessss! The Giants lost! Wooooo! In case you're wondering, my two favorite teams are the Dodgers and anyone playing the Giants.