Wednesday, 24 April 2013
What this blog is about
I intend to write about several things on this blog. (1) I am a member of the Ordinariate of our Lady of Walsingham, a lay member. I don't know of any blogs run by the laity in the Ordinariate: I am interested in the whole idea of Anglican patrimony, or of a heritage that can be carried into the Ordinariate not only in the liturgy, but also in devotion, in everyday traditions, and in the understanding of the Faith. It is not the idea of this heritage that I wish to write about, but the things that (for me) make that heritage. (2) I love books, and like to stir up other people's interest in books that seem to me worthwhile. (3) I am always on the lookout for others of that rare breed, Christian Platonists, and have difficulty finding many: writing about my notions in this public way might put me in touch with a few more.
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