Tag Archives: Simon Magus

puritans: pure heresy of rational “choice”

Pagan gods became Christian saints. “Apostolic poverty” was forgotten. Puritanism has been a recurrent heresy of the Christian church; a confrontation between the “unforgettable age of the apostles,” this imaginary church, and the great department of state the real church … Continue reading

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Heresy on the Guest list: too darn hot

Heresy has always had many faces. The classic division has always followed the Voltaire pattern of speaking¬† truth to power in order to be absorbed within the establishment, and accept the sacraments. Heresy has traditionally been seen as four faced: … Continue reading

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