Tag Archives: Wendell Berry

Excerpt from “Why Am I Still a Catholic?”

The following is an excerpt from my article “Why Am I Still A Catholic?” which appears in the October 2019 issue of St. Anthony Messenger When the movie Spotlight came out, I was overwhelmed with emotion when I saw my two homes … Continue reading

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“Why are you still a Catholic?”

The question was posed to me some time ago by a thoughtful spiritual person who had read most of my blogs and books. The question is again in front of me in the face of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury report. … Continue reading

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On the Rebel Jesus

Ecologist and theologian Wendell Berry has written that Christianity as it is practiced in the United States “has little to do with what Jesus actually thought.” (Blessed Are the Peacemakers, p. 3).  I have heard a variation on Berry’s thought … Continue reading

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