The dearest freshness deep down things

There lives the dearest freshness deep down things.  A theological blog 4 – vi – 20   Pentecost.  “There lives the dearest freshness deep down things: and though the last lights off the black West went, Oh, morning, at the brown...

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Yet I Still Want to be a Catholic: post 10 – I Am Who Am: God does not exist…(2)

Yet I Still Want to be a Catholic.  Post 10.  I Am Who Am:  God does not exist… (2)   I’m taking many of my ideas here from Edward Sillem’s book Ways of Thinking about God.  It is important to realise...

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I Am Who Am: God does not exist…(1)

  Yet I Still Want to be a Catholic post 9.  I Am Who Am.   God does not exist…(1)   …or certainly not in the sense in which the term is usually taken.  The supposedly classical arguments for the existence of God...

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Yet I Still Want to be a Catholic: post 8 – Quantum (2)

Yet I Still Want to be a Catholic Post 8.  Quantum (2) It Gets Weirder Still. Ever since Bohr, faced with the paradox of how matter can be both particle and wave, had proposed that real things do not exist...

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Babbling of Green Fields Sample Chapter

Chapter One   Comedy and Catastrophe   How has it come about that I, who entered the monastic life for all the wrong reasons, and then, finding myself most unhappy, bored by the endless services and experiencing the half hour per day of...

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Quantum 1: Bemused? Bewildered? Me Too

Yet I Still Want to be a Catholic:Post 6 Quantum (1): Baffled? Bewildered?  Me too.     For me my own struggles with quantum physics have been extremely important in my re-discovery of religion.  I can’t understand it of course, but then neither...

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The Church has been so evil

Yet I Still Want to be a Catholic.  Post 2.  The Most Evil Institution in History. A Theological Blog 18 – iii - 20   It was only when Richard Dawkins awoke me from my dogmatic slumbers that I began to...

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Facts and Meanings

Yet I Still Want to be a Catholic. Post 6.  Facts and Meanings Most of the humanists I know are contemptuous of religion because they think that science, and only science, can tell us truth.  Only the intellectual rigour of the...

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