This is the blog of Fr. Gawain de Leeuw, Episcopal Priest. “Padremambo” was coined by a friend in the salsa dancing community, of which I am a dutiful member. The Divine Latitude alludes to the disposition of “latitudinarianism.” It is a sensible, pragmatic theological position.
As with other Episcopalians, my faith is trinitarian, pragmatic, efficient, and polite. Theology starts with prayer and people. The world is driven and maintained by rituals and liturgy, and an honest engagement with the past.
I drink Oban, Nolets, and smoke the occasional Romeo and Juliet Churchill.
Ulysses S. Grant was an underrated president.
Classical liberalism is a pleasing idea, a useful benchmark, but a mistake.
Chop Wood, Carry Water.