Monday, December 23, 2013

The Greatest Schism: between modern theology and asceticism?

Boniface, "The Greatest Schism" (Unam Sanctam Catholicam, December 15, 2013):
This post's title does not refer to the Greek schism, nor to the Great Western Schism of the 15th century, nor even to the tremendous modernist crisis within the Church today. The schism I am referring to is the unfortunate fracture between theology and ascesis, between spirituality and mortification. The more I reflect upon it, the more I am convinced that this division is at the heart of all our other problems, even the modernist crisis. Read more >>
Interesting thesis.

[Hat tip to Sir A.S.]