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Liberal Evasiveness

The Ideas program featuring Jonathan Haidt (on which I commented in a previous post, and to which Haidt has responded) has attracted some attention at work. An administrator has distanced himself from Haidt with an article with the headline, “When … Continue reading

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Monochromatic Heterodoxy

On CBC’s Ideas program recently (Friday 8 September), Paul Kennedy interviewed Jonathan Haidt to discuss Haidt’s views on the contemporary university. The program, “The Politics of the Professoriat: Political Diversity on Campus,” can be found here. In the words of … Continue reading

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Flannery O’Connor and the City

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, October 13th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Flannery O’Connor and the City” by Rodney Howsare from the Winter 2016 (Volume 43.4) issue of Communio entitled The City.

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Jane Jacobs: ‘Who Is This Crazy Dame?’

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, September 8th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Jane Jacobs: ‘Who Is This Crazy Dame?’” by Nicholas J. Healy Sr. from the Winter 2016 (Volume 43.4) issue of Communio … Continue reading

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City Stories of Nature and Grace

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, August 11th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “City Stories of Nature and Grace: An Urban Pilgrim’s Progress” by Philip Bess from the Winter 2016 (Volume 43.4) issue of … Continue reading

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Institutional Inversion – Fermented Thoughts Event

Ivan Illich’s Institutional Vision and Its Misunderstandings Often misunderstood as being crassly anti-institutional, Illich in fact saw possibility in turning institutions inside-out and flipping them upside-down. Join David Cayley from CBC Radio’s IDEAS (now retired) for a presentation and discussion … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Liturgical Year

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, July 14th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “The Mystery of the Liturgical Year: The Easter Liturgy” by Louis Bouyer from the Fall 2016 (Volume 43.3) issue of Communio … Continue reading

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The George Grant Reader

George Grant as a Philosopher of Fittedness for the Contemporary Canadian Situation or Overcoming Our Self-Incurred Immaturity In the autumn of 2016, the Communio Circle of the Diocese of Hamilton spent a study day on George Grant’s book English-Speaking Justice. In this … Continue reading

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Ecce Homo: On the Divine Unity of Christ

I’ve just finished Aaron Riches’ book Ecce Homo: On the Divine Unity of Christ (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016). All Christians should revisit the Church councils now and again to be reminded of how we’ve been formed over time. As Riches … Continue reading

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A Reflection on the Canticle of Mary

This reflection is meant as a companion piece to one I wrote earlier on the Canticle of Zechariah. Reflection on the Canticle of Mary actually ought to precede that on the Canticle of Zechariah. The day, after all, begins with … Continue reading

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