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Conspiracy Theories as Instructive Myth – Part One

To mainstream Catholics, conspiracy theories probably seem like the epitome of error. And yet, what could we learn if we entered into dialogue with conspiracy theorists?  Conspiracies really do exist and have existed all through history. However, when I use...

Conspiracy Theories as Instructive Myth – Part One

Truth and Myth

In my post on “Tribalist Catholicism,” I mentioned, in passing, the French political theorist Georges Sorel (1847-1922). As a follow-up, I’d like to say something more about Sorel, whose thought is particularly useful for understanding this moment in the Church...

Truth and Myth