Joe Egerton suggests that we should see George Tyrrell’s story as a tragic episode in the history of the interplay between faith and reason – resulting from an approach to philosophy radically different to that of John Paul II and Benedict XVI.
George Tyrrell, who died on 15 July 1909, was among the modernists whose ideas were condemned by the Catholic Church, but what was it about their thought that was so problematic?
8 May is the feast of Blessed John Sullivan SJ, who was beatified in Dublin on 13 May 2017. His life story parallels that of George Tyrrell.
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