Saturday 24 March 2018

God save us from zealous theologians

Liam Fay

Fear not. Bankers, developers and politicians may have vandalised the nation but, according to Cardinal Seán Brady, help is at hand: the theologians are coming to save us.

Speaking in Maynooth last week at a ceremony for theology graduates, Cardinal Brady lamented the absence of a theological perspective from public life and described growing demand for theology courses as "a tremendous sign of hope".

Yep, that's just what we need: an upsurge in authoritative discussion about the number of angels that can dance on a pinhead.

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