The Numbing Down of the Church: Part Four: The Universal Call to Holiness and the Semi-Donatist Option (sort of)
By Larry Chapp “In the early days of the Church, it appeared at first as self-evident that Christians must also be holy in the fullest sense of the word. Accordingly, the struggle of the early centuries was about how to accept the weeds in the field – – to let go of the dream of
The Numbing Down of the Church: Part Three: The Tridentine Traditionalists and their Vendetta against Vatican II
By Larry Chapp “You are the way the truth and the life. You are the beginning of the new creation. Give me the courage to venture this new beginning, not merely in the heat of the moment, but with the seriousness that knows that eternal fate is at stake. Let me see where the turning
Interview with Zac Crippen of the Creedal Catholic podcast. Topic: The Constantinian arrangement and its failures.
Zac Rippen runs the Creedal Catholic podcast and I have now done three interviews on his show. This is the first video interview. The topics were all related to my blog post on the Constantinian Heathenism of the Church. Zac and I hope to do a lot more collaborative work together as we move forward.
Last week I had the wonderful experience of being interviewed by podcaster Kale Zelden. Our conversation was focused on my latest blog series on the numbing down of the Church, but it free ranged over a variety of topics. Click the link below to watch the interview. Thanks!
By Larry Chapp Blog Master’s Note: My original plan was to follow my first post in this series, which focused on Catholic liberals, with a post on the surging numbers of the so-called “rad trads”. However, after several emails I realized that I had not adequately spelled out in the first post what I meant
By Larry Chapp Blog Masters Note: What follows is not a guest blog but the beginning of a new series of blogs by me entitled “The Numbing Down of the Church” which will be presented in four installments with the final installment offering practical suggestions for how we are to move forward out of the
Blog Master’s note: This is another guest blog post. This time by Dr. Phillipa Martyr. Her biographical information is listed at the end of the post. What follows is a sad tale of the plight of the Catholic Church in Australia. But it is also a story that could be repeated for the Church in
Blog Master’s note: what follows is a guest blog from Apolonio Latar III. His biographical information can be found at the end of the post. This is a long blog but well worth the read as he takes up the much needed defense of Vatican II. Please feel free to make comments. Larry Chapp By
by Larry Chapp “But … the situation in which this truth emerges is now that of suffering … which lays man bare in his vulnerability, forcibly exposing and humiliating him. Only a great and majestic human being is equal to this; he alone can bear such a burden, and only from him, when he is
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