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16 January 2010

Two Reads for Churchies

You know who you are: I'm looking at you, Brooklyn.

 
The interesting parts about this Allen piece are perhaps what she doesn't address.  It seems as if there are several strands run through the column, yet none are completely developed.  For example: the lack of American Catholic intellectuals; the polarization of the Catholic theological tradition; the lack of accessible theology; there exist no real heirs to John Courtney Murray and Avery Dulles. 

The list could go on and on ...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I also think the Church could use another Fulton Sheen. The Church, I think, needs to be much more media savvy.

Chris j