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A Compendium of Bad Thinking: The Hedonism of Henry Sidgwick

Happy birthday, Henry Sidgwick!  Welcome to the Hedonism Hotel! I was poking around on-line the other day and I actually found a Jamaican resort which has as its claim to fame that “it’s the only resort where you can do what you want, when you want, in a way that you want.”  The adults-only, clothing-optional […]

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THE FRUIT OF HER WOMB: John Meets His Cousin for the First Time

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Visitation, that day when the pregnant Mary travels from Nazareth to Bethany in the hill country to visit her older cousin Elizabeth.  Mary seeks support, advice, perhaps a shoulder to cry on—for she must have worried what people would think, seeing her condition.  Wouldn’t they be scandalized?  And […]

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