Authority: To Be Or Not To Be

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Q: Did you make yourself? A: No. R: Then you are what you were made. AUM NAMAH SHIVAYA

Authority: The Truth Is The Whole

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT The USA IC, at least its civilian end, has declared Civil War on the USA and the USA Constitution. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, the great Idealist Philosopher of the late German…

Authority: Accurate Description Of The Phenomenology Of Religion, Politics And Law

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT This scandal — Weinstein, et al — blew up too quickly and all goes to the same political purpose, to include all the fake news.  It all goes one direction.  It…

Authority: Usurped And Subverted

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT In the same way that Ayatollahs, Mullahs and Imams, in their mosques and madrassahs, usurp the authority of God and subvert the authority of the Koran, Pastors, Professors and Professionals, in…

Authority: Who Or What And Where?

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT As stated in the first sentence of this post, the question of authority and its location is the central vexation of this era.  Here from Glenn Reynolds is more evidence of…

The Residence Of Sovereign Authority

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Sovereign Authority.  First: personal, unconditioned, derived from personhood.  Second: local, state and national, conditioned, comprising fidelity of representatives elected to protect the sovereign authority of persons, whose sovereign personhood is the…

The Question Of Authority

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Since the late 1960s, at least, I have thought that the central vexation of the era is the question of authority, and specifically, the location of authority. Here is a round-up…

Let The Churches Regain Moral Authority

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Moral authority derives from moral courage.  The churches lack moral authority because they lack moral courage.  They are storefronts for socialist political movements.  Can the churches regain moral authority, and if…

The Question Of Authority And Father Meloise Meehan, OSB

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Many times and oft upon these inter-webs have I treated the subject of authority. It was the Winter of 1967-8.  I was completing a one-year internship — from The Union Theological Seminary, New York…

Authority – Christology – Motherland

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Authority lives in the Hearts of the Believers. The Face of the Christ is the Face of the Creature. The Motherland is Who She is, She cannot be transformed.   John…

Logos And Authority

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Where does authority reside? Authority resides in the Logos, which is the Logos of Reason, which is the Logos of Reality, which is the Logos manifesting the love and power of…

Apostolic Authority

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT It is all right to talk about Matthew writing this and Mark that so long as you have their autographs as the literature bearing their names. But you don’t know that…

Where Is The Church? … Take Two

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Take One on the question Where Is The Church? is here. The church is where I/you am/are.  It is what we do.  It is us discharging our several duties.  It is the work…

POTUS: National Security Strategy

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT National Security Strategy Of The United States Of America 18 December 2017 My studies in national strategy and sovereignty are here. What I see as highlights of this 2017 NSS: An…

Prestige

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT On page 156 of his treatise on national sovereignty and intelligence, Advice to War Presidents: A Remedial Course in Statecraft — a treatise directed at the Administration of POTUS George W.…

Theological Ground Of National Sovereignty

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT National sovereignty is a sweet fruit tree who grows in the rich, blood-soaked soil of freedom by imbibing the power of rivers and rains.  The alluvial wealth that is freedom descends…