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A Western Koan: Dante’s Paradiso Canto X

Squaring the Circle – G K Chesterton on Circles and Crosses: As we have taken the circle as the symbol of reason and madness, we may very well take the cross as the symbol at once of mystery and of … Continue reading

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A Sunday morning thought . . .

The great French theologian, Henri de Lubac, insisted that Christianity is deeply paradoxical. Here’s one of the paradoxes from an early twentieth century German theologian:   “No human authority, no extraneous personality, may stand between Christ and the believing subject. … Continue reading

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