This is the blog of Fr. Gawain de Leeuw, catholic Priest in the Anglican Tradition in The Episcopal Church, who serves a historically low-as-a-snake-belly congregation in the city of White Plains. “Padremambo” was coined by a friend in the salsa dancing community.
The Divine Latitude alludes to the disposition of “latitudinarianism.” It is a sensible, pragmatic theological position, even though it was once an insult.
My general beliefs are trinitarian, pragmatic, efficient, and polite. Anything that’s important theologically begins with prayer. The world is driven and maintained by rituals and liturgy, some of which need to be rethought.
I drink Oban, Nolets, and smoke the occasional Churchill.
Ulysses S. Grant was an underrated president.
Classical liberalism is a pleasing idea, but a mistake.
When choosing between Marx, Nietzsche, Freud or Jesus, Jesus wins.