The religious blog portal Patheos
is running an online symposium entitled "The Future of Seminary Education". Thankfully, this symposium is not so much on the viability of seminaries per se
, but that of particular modes of formation and the possible directions that such training might take.
The symposium can be accessed by clicking here
has compiled Catholic blog reflections into a discrete section from non-Catholic ones, and these can be accessed by clicking here
. This can be read in one of two ways: either Patheos
is engaging in anti-Catholic discrimination or, more encouragingly, that the Catholic Church is rightfully embodying a radically distinct mode of living to the point that its observers can detect that it is not like other modes of Christian discipleship, and that it has so peculiar a relationship vis a vis
the wider secular culture which, as Patheos
remarks, makes Catholic seminaries "occupy a different landscape".
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