Tag: Brendan McInerny

  • Letting Us Pray: A Symposium on Language in Liturgy

    While I appreciate the irenic demeanor of all participants, this very demeanor may have undermined the possibilities for a more substantive discussion. The next stage of the discussion needs to take seriously the demands of crafting an argument that aims at persuading opponents to one’s own position. This entails a thorough understanding of the values…

  • Balthasar and Social Justice: Some Holy Week Thoughts

    As the liturgical marathon of Holy Week sets in (an Orthodox friend of mine once referred to the Triduum as “The World Series of Church”), let’s take a cue from the theologian of the Paschal Mystery, Hans Urs von Balthasar, on the relationship between liturgy and action on behalf of the world.