«The only thing secular is sin.»
– Robert Hugh Benson
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Doxos is the blog of a Roman Catholic Christian working out his salvation in San Francisco, The California Republic.
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Seduxisti me Domine et seductus sum.
I who have written this story, or rather this fable, give no credence to the various incidents related in it. For some things in it are the deceptions of demons, other poetic figments; some are probable, others improbable; while still others are intended for the delectation of foolish men.
(Closing lines of the Táin Bó Cúalnge)
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Monthly Archives: December 2014
O Virgo virginum, quomodo fiet istud?Quia nec primam similem visa es nec habere sequentem.Filiae Ierusalem, quid me admiramini? Divinum est mysterium hoc quod cernitis. O Virgin of virgins, how shall this be?For neither before was any like thee, nor shall … Continue reading
O Emmanuel, Rex et legifer noster, expectatio gentium, et Salvator earum: veni ad salvandum nos, Domine, Deus noster. O Emmanuel, our King and Lawgiver, the one awaited by the gentiles, and their Saviour: come to save us, Lord our God. … Continue reading
O Rex Gentium,et desideratus earum,lapisque angularis, qui facis utraque unum: veni, et salva hominem, quem de limo formasti. O King of the Nations, and the one they desired, keystone, who makes both peoples one, come and save mankind, whom you … Continue reading
Before meditating on Eve’s topic of friendship, a brief excursus on vocation: one is tempted to say “we don’t do this in Orthodoxy” but that line is to fake. Generally, though, there isn’t much discussion of a “Call” to the … Continue reading
When he saw I was reading Eve Tushnet’s Gay and Catholic: Accepting My Sexuality, Finding Community, Living My Faith a friend commented, “I can’t understand why you’re reading that: you’re Orthodox.” Of course he said that without fully understanding the differences … Continue reading