George Weigel


I have not finished the book which as it happens is the focus of a book discussion amongst friends.
Mr. Weigel is sincere and a good thinker. So, how is it that he gets so many conclusions wrong? Or is it that this new wave of new intellectual conservative moralists, whose good consciences are evident, have an authoratarian view of life in religion and politics? It is difficult to read them and not sense that these conservative thinkers believe that they have a singularly sense into the mind of God. History is filled with people of such views that wind up not particularly noted in the long run. But, it is worthwhile to hear another point of view as it usually sharpens once own ideas. Thank you.

>>By yolanda dearteaga   (Saturday, 19 Apr 2003 01:30)

George weigel has hit the nail on the head. More saints is exactly what the CAtholic Church needs. I am a High School teacher and I see the effects of the culture of disent every day in my classroom. So many people refuse to accept that we do not have the ability to choose our own morality. Morality is a matter of black and white truth, not vast fields of gray where one is free to do whatever one wishes as long as it doesn't harm anyone else. Immoral activity always harms someone else. I look forward to reading more by George Weigel.

To Miss Yolanda Dearteaga. What conclusions drawn in the book do you feel are wrong?

>>By William D. Irwin   (Thursday, 15 May 2003 17:18)

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