The Coming Continuing Roman Catholic Church — Ad Orientem

“The Burke critique is simple enough. Church teaching on questions like marriage’s indissolubility is supposed to be unchanging, and that’s what he’s upholding: “I haven’t changed. I’m still teaching the same things I always taught and they’re not my ideas.” What is unchanging certainly can’t be altered by an individual pontiff: “The pope is not […]

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Key principles of building on the indie web — Ad Orientem

(from https://indieweb.org/principles) Key principles of building on the indie web, numbered for reference, not necessarily for any kind of priority. ✊ Own your data. Your content, your metadata, your identity. 🔍 Use & publish visible data for humans first, machines second. See also DRY. 💪 Make what you need. Make tools, templates, etc. for yourself first, not for all of your […]

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I’m Kristen Karman-Shoemake and This Is How I Mesh — Another Fine Mesh

I was born in Arlington, TX and spent most of my childhood in and around the Fort Worth area. When I was in high school, my family moved to Chattanooga, TN. I then went on to UTK for my undergraduate degree. I didn’t really know what I wanted to do with my life and ended […]

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Kristen and I went to graduate school together, along with her husband Lawton.  Their wedding–coming as it did at the end of many of our dissertation defences in 2016, was a delight and “the event of the season” for weary graduate students.  She is also a Roman Catholic, and the wedding was, as I like to say, #straightouttairondale.  (Which we had to explain to our fellow students from Iran and China and Ghana and…)