Footnotes

There is a major defect in my intellectual make-up which it is time I admitted to: it’s not just that I don’t understand philosophy – any of it; I don’t even understand what it is about or why anyone would engage in it. I’m not proud of this: it is a pretty serious flaw for …

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Soul or Spirit

I have some rather weird habits which have been known to reduce fellow priests to tears of laughter, and would probably be of interest to a psychiatrist. For example, I have about 200 pictures of saints stuck on to the glass fronts of my bookshelves, and visitors have to guess the principle on which they …

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