Holding Our Swords Backward: Martyrdom and the Cross of St. James (via LoveLoudly)

I am experimenting with “reblogging this post” for WordPress. Folks who know me know that I love me some saints, and I love me some conversation about violence and ethics, so I am all the more surprised this particular nugget escaped my notice… Bravo Colby!

Holding Our Swords Backward: Martyrdom and the Cross of St. James So I know that many of you, my friends, family and assorted folk, are not Saint studying people. You don't know your St. Martin from your St. Michael. And that's fine. But one thing the Saints can do for us non-liturgical folk is to serve as a barometer of what the Church has believed throughout its history. They are distinct, emblematic markers of how our theology has grown and changed over the years.  And few Saints can highlight this for us as … Read More

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