Scripture is united in Christ, but it is as diverse as the spaces and times in which it is read. Mansel’s goal was to retain Scripture’s unity while holding it open to every possible moment in time.
I have sometimes complained that it is very difficult to stir up a proper theological controversy in Canada. Maclean's magazine did its best by publishing a skeptical article during Holy Week.
The struggle of priests has nearly always been to relate to their flocks — to be, in Pope Francis’ memorable phrasing, “shepherds with the smell of sheep.”