If goodness lead him not, yet weariness
May toss him to My breast.

-George Herbert

Saturday, July 2, 2011


"That which is now called the Christian religion existed among the ancients, and never did not exist from the planting of the human race until Christ came in the flesh, at which time the true religion which already existed began to be called Christianity."

- St. Augustine of Hippo, c. 427 (italics mine)

How sad that the broad, serene, analogical Christian Platonism of the Fathers has degenerated into the mean, ignorant, sentimental literalism and moralism of which most people now think when they hear the word "Christianity".

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