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Sara Maitland



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  1. As of the beginning of this year I have taken on the tenancy of a hermitage
  2. We have a serious problem in the Church with a secrecy default button
  3. What I have learned this Lent is how arrogantly opinionated I am
  4. Sometimes God carries us laughing, victorious. ‘Well done,’ he says joyfully
  5. Mary of Magdala encountered the risen Christ precisely because she stayed awake
  6. My children have grown up … but they are still my children
  7. I have discovered how impatient with myself and with God I can be
  8. We live in a country that endlessly privileges Christianity over other faiths
  9. ­It seems highly probable that I, along with most other human beings, will die in my sins
  10. I have never seen a Christmas card showing Salome, who doubted the virginity of Mary
  11. We live in a culture in which all the emphasis is focused on sexual love
  12. I think this is nonsense – pietistic, dualistic, exclusive, ugly, stupid nonsense
  13. We have lost the sense, strong in the early Church, that asceticism sets us free
  14. Chocolate is ‘innocent’ in the eyes of the Church. Its consumption breaks no fast
  15. Official teaching has changed throughout the whole history of the Church
  16. Beauty is getting a bad press, accused of being both ‘too subjective’ and ‘unjust’
  17. Beauty is getting a bad press, accused of being both ‘too subjective’ and ‘unjust’
  18. Beauty is getting a bad press, accused of being both ‘too subjective’ and ‘unjust’
  19. Beauty is getting a bad press, accused of being both ‘too subjective’ and ‘unjust’
  20. A triathlon is a dynamic and surprisingly theologically complete image of the Trinity
  21. A triathlon is a dynamic and surprisingly theologically complete image of the Trinity
  22. A triathlon is a dynamic and surprisingly theologically complete image of the Trinity
  23. A triathlon is a dynamic and surprisingly theologically complete image of the Trinity
  24. A triathlon is a dynamic and surprisingly theologically complete image of the Trinity
  25. There are more than 5,000 bishops – far more than the Pope can know personally
  26. We need to question the duty of priests not to disclose anything they learn from penitents
  27. We have never canonised an artist or a scientist for their witness to the creativity of God
  28. There is absolutely no reason to suppose that Latin is a superior language
  29. There is absolutely no reason to suppose that Latin is a superior language
  30. There is a profound terror – especially among men – about ‘de-gendering’ God
  31. There is a profound terror – especially among men – about ‘de-gendering’ God

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