Analyzing the thought of LCWR meeting's keynote speaker
Catholic World News - August 13, 2012
Father Dwight Longenecker examines the thought of Barbara Marx Hubbard, the keynote speaker at last week’s assembly of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, and concludes that she is a “thoroughgoing, first class, leader of the New Age Movement.”
Opening his column with a play on the LCWR keynoter’s name, Father Longenecker asks: “Is she related to Karl Marx? Groucho Marx? L. Ron Hubbard?” He concludes: “None of the above literally, but all of the above metaphorically.”
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Spring Challenge Grant
Progress toward our Spring Challenge Grant goal ($25,000 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!
Posted by: bruno -
Aug. 14, 2012 7:50 PM ET USA
I took brief look at her website. It really seems very kooky. From BMK, "we recognize that we have come to possess the powers that we used to attribute to the gods." Now, she says, we are going to 'evolve ourselves'. Do we really need to expend the effort to say that this is not Christian, is not of Christianity, and has nothing to do with the Catholic Church's mission?
Posted by: AgnesDay -
Aug. 14, 2012 12:33 PM ET USA
Until today, I had no notion that futurism and its practitioners operated outside the realm of education, where they have been a burr under sensible folks' saddles for years. This is another manifestation of magical thinking that corrupts reason and needs to be expelled, whatever befall, from the protection of the Church.