On Sin, Forgiveness, Redemption, and Senator Kennedy



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Paul Harvey

Tenured Radical and John Fea both have moving posts dealing with the complicated legacy of Senator Edward Kennedy -- the personal flaws, resultant appalling mistakes, and subsequent redemptive senatorial career. Just a short addendum: Kennedy represented another era of the Catholic engagement with politics (as John points out at greater length, so I won't repeat here), one coming from the Catholic New Deal tradition. That's a tradition that seems to be in its declining years, as Catholic conservatives seem more in the ascendancy. I miss it already.

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Christopher at: August 29, 2009 at 8:15 AM said...

Tahnks for pointing these out, Paul. FYI, John Fea's link takes you to Tenured Radical's post.

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