Thursday, September 29, 2005

Thursday, September 29, 2005

Caryl Johnston, The Sprouting of My Catholic Eye.


Feeling poorly. Picked up from the library Where Have You Gone, Michelangelo? The Loss of Soul in Catholic Culture (Crossroad, 1993), by Thomas Day. From the first chapter:

[By the time of Vatican II] Catholic self-esteem was in great shape, but only as long as the church could pretend that the outside world and its culture really did not exist. . . . [After Vatican II] the angry separatism was over; the rush to become assimilated had begun.



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