Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Is Brexit the key to understanding the English Reformation?

Or is it the other way round?

Either way there is a brilliantly written review by Giles Fraser of Eamon Duffy's latest attempt to argue that the English Reformation was a very bad, and quite unnecessary thing.

Read here.

8 comments:

Bryden Black said...

Angles, Angels, beasts, or The Beast? Interference from "beyond those mountains" has been exercised for many, many centuries ...

Peter Carrell said...

Does that mean you are a cisalpinist rather than an ultramontanist, Bryden?
:)

Brian Kelly said...

Oh, he's definitely a cisalpinist. The We(s)t Coast is pretty but the theology bookshops are few and far between (like everything else).

Anonymous said...

Ross Douthat makes a tentative case for Marine Le Pen--

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/opinion/sunday/is-there-a-case-for-le-pen.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/03/opinion/european-populist-marine-le-pen.html?

Bowman Walton

Bryden Black said...

May be Brian we might persuade GAFCON to revive the See of Avignon. That at least would excite Le Pen a little more ...!

Brian Kelly said...

Would it get her dancing (sur le pont)?

Bryden Black said...

Bien sur, Brian. Mais quel pont ...?!

Brian Kelly said...

Celui-ci: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U37F278vub0

(Warning: High Cringe Factor)