In Defense of Vatican II: Beauty Will Save the World. — Gaudium et Spes 22

Dr. Larry Chapp James Matthew Wilson and Bishop Robert Barron. Two Champions of Beauty One of the things I have long pondered is why it is that people fall away from the faith.  Obviously, they do so for a variety of reasons so I will not attempt a “one size fits all” answer to that complex […]Continue reading “In Defense of Vatican II: Beauty Will Save the World. — Gaudium et Spes 22”

The Universal Call to Holiness: The Eucharistic Liturgy and the Unity of Sanctity and Sacrifice — Gaudium et Spes 22

By Larry Chapp “The profession ‘There is only one God’ is, precisely because it has itself no political aims, a program of decisive political importance: through the absoluteness that it lends the individual from his God, and through the relativization to which it relegates all political communities in comparison with the unity of the God […]Continue reading “The Universal Call to Holiness: The Eucharistic Liturgy and the Unity of Sanctity and Sacrifice — Gaudium et Spes 22”

In Defense of Vatican II: Religious Freedom and the Insouciant Silliness of the Neo-Integralists — Gaudium et Spes 22

Dr. Larry Chapp In the interest of full disclosure I begin with an admission.  And that admission is that I am a hopeless Romantic who has read too much Tolkien and who longs to live in the sacral world of Middle Earth with its enchanted woods, priestly wizards, and noble Kings who rule by hereditary […]Continue reading “In Defense of Vatican II: Religious Freedom and the Insouciant Silliness of the Neo-Integralists — Gaudium et Spes 22”