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marriage | annulment | Pope Francis | Second Vatican Council | Catholicism | Edmund Burke | Richard Hooker | John Henry Newman | traditionalists

Annulments and Change

“Annulments” turned up in many a recent headline in print and on blogs, referencing a new papal action. To anticipate a united response is to miss the dynamics of contemporary bi-polar Catholicism. One typical headline-and-subheading summarized ...

September 14, 2015

Martin Marty | Amos | American exceptionalism | Edmund Burke | Martin Luther King Jr. | Abraham Lincoln | Chosen People

Connected Criticism -- Martin E. Marty

“Open your Bibles to the book of the Prophet Amos…” That sounds like a command from a Bible Class of old. Instead, it’s a response to a column by a favorite of ours, William Galston, from the Wall Street Journal (Feb. 24). Quoting Amos may seem arcan...

March 2, 2015