Saturday, February 27, 2010

Four-Hundred and Ninety-One Years and Counting

Noting the common knowledge that "heresies run themselves out after about 500 years," former Episcopalian no Catholic Father Eric Bergman, quoted by Rod Dreher, says, "I believe we are seeing the last gasp of the Reformation in the mainline Protestant groups" — Is the Reformation ending?

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4 Comments:

Blogger Scott said...

So by that logic, Hinduism and Islam are legit?

11:37 AM  
Blogger Enbrethiliel said...

+JMJ+

Hinduism is clearly not a heresy, any more than paganism was.

I think Islam lucked out when it comes to geographical location, but it does throw a spanner into this theory.

Then there's the fact that heresies, like Slasher movie villains, just keep coming back. It doesn't matter to them that their franchises have turned into the campiest things around. (Heresy XLVII: Arius Takes Manhattan. LOL!)

4:45 PM  
Blogger love the girls said...

heresies, like Slasher movie villains, just keep coming back. It doesn't matter to them that their franchises have turned into the campiest things around.

There should be a book on the subject just so that sentence can be opening sentence.

11:46 PM  
Blogger Enbrethiliel said...

+JMJ+

LTG: Alas! I can't take all the credit. =P

You might enjoy this analysis of The Omen IV from my favourite Catholic movie blogger:

http://b-moviecat.blogspot.com/2010/02/bmc-movie-of-week-omen-iv-awakening.html

8:48 PM  

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