Saturday, September 01, 2007

Catholic Manliness

I have a friend who mocks Opus Dei, by talking about the OD manly stance; legs apart slightly, one hand with the thumb in the trouser pocket, the other with finger looped through a sports jacket slung casually over the shoulder, which he says is taught, I am not sure about that, but it does seem at times to be a bit ubiquitous.

I found this aticle in Crisis Magazine on Catholic Manliness, it is based on Pope John Paul's theology of the body and his understanding of the complimentarity of male and female. I am not entirely sure I agree with everything

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