- Never Give Up
- "An ordinary man engages the circumstances of daily life, seeking to draw closer to the Mystery who gives meaning to everything."
"Professor?!"Here's what I found in Never Give Up's sidebar:
"John Janaro is Associate Professor Emeritus of Theology at Christendom College. He is a Catholic theologian, and a writer, researcher, and lecturer on issues in religion and culture. His most recent book is NEVER GIVE UP: MY LIFE AND GOD'S MERCY. He is married to Eileen Janaro and has five children."John Janaro's post discusses an assumption I've run into fairly often:
(About Me, Never Give Up)
- "Is Christianity an Oppressive Imposition of Rules?"
Never Give Up (July 23, 2012)
Sure, we've got rules: but they're not 'oppressive,' and - we get help.
"... We are not just burdened with a bunch of rules, and then left alone. People are afraid to embrace the demands of Christian morality because they think they have to do it themselves. But this is not what Christianity proposes. We are not 'by ourselves' and we are not left in the hands of our own power.I'm looking forward to reading more in Never Give Up.
"People need to hear and see this witness...."
(Never Give Up (July 23, 2012))
Vaguely-related posts in A Catholic Citizen in America:
- "Faith, Works, and Spirituality for Dummkopfs"
(October 5, 2011)
- "Loving Neighbors: Even the One Who Stole Our Gospel Book"
(September 4, 2011)
- "Faith, Rules, and Knowing Why"
(May 24, 2011)
- "Christianity: A Religion of Hope"
(May 5, 2011)
- "We Won: Quite a While Ago"
(January 13, 2011)