Submerged in the Ocean

June 21, 2012 David Paul Deavel 0

“I think more should be written about conversion within the Church. It is a more difficult subject than conversion without.”    — Flannery O’Connor By the time I was received into the Catholic Church 15 years […]


Unintended Problems, Unintended Blessings

May 21, 2012 David Paul Deavel 0

Brad S. Gregory The Unintended Reformation: How A Religious Revolution Secularized Society Belknap Press, 2012 592 pages, $39.95 Modern academic history, according to historian Daniel Lord Smail, suffers from “the inflationary spiral of research overproduction, […]