We Need More Moral Ambiguity

In online outrage, often forgotten is the biblical counsel: “Let everyone be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger, for your anger does not produce God’s righteousness” (James 1:19–20).

I want you to use me

When Augustine says that God alone is to be enjoyed, and everything else — including human beings — used, he does not mean that everything besides God is worthless.

Apologia episcoporum

There are two principal ways of speaking of Anglo-Catholicism: as a matter of “taste,” and as a matter of truth.

An apology for theology

God is not to be used; God alone is to be enjoyed. Theology is the stubborn pursuit of this enjoyment.