Bear Growls: Truth

  Jesus saith to him: I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No man cometh to the Father, but by me. John 14:6     Our bruin friend at Saint Corbinian’s Bear is in an ironic mood:

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Bear Growls: Continuum

    Our Bruin friend at Saint Corbinian’s Bear has listed what he sees as the range of opinions about Pope Francis by Catholics on the net:   Pope Francis is the respected successor to St. Peter, and, as such,

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Bear Growls: Predictions

    Our bruin friend at Saint Corbinian’s Bear gazes into his ursine crystal ball:   The Vatican may be a rhumba of rattlesnakes, but too few of them are motivated by aberrant ideology to risk a repeat of Sampson’s

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Bear Growls: More of the Same

    Our bruin friend at Saint Corbinian’s Bear points out that the Pope never misses an opportunity to disappoint:   The whole idea of blogging is that somebody does something and the blogger offers insightful commentary. But Pope Francis

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Bear Growls: That’s the Way It Is?

    Our bruin friend at Saint Corbinian’s Bear gives us a Bear’s view of current events as gleaned from the mainstream press:   Here is a recap of world news based on the Bear’s cursory reading of stories the

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Bear Growls: Cross Examination

  Our bruin friend at Saint Corbinian’s Bear has worked in the law mines.  Here are his remarks on cross examination:   Cross examination is the greatest legal engine ever invented for the discovery of the truth,” said John Henry

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Bear Growls: The Caine Mutiny

    Our bruin friend at Saint Corbinian’s Bear takes a look at one of my favorite movies:   Surely one of the greatest movies of all time is the 1954 naval drama The Caine Mutiny, based on Herman Wouk’s

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Bear Growls: Mortality

He had been to touch the great death, and found that, after all, it was but the great death. Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage     Our bruin friend at Saint Corbinian’s Bear had a recent reminder that

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Bear Growls: God, Cthulhu and the New Atheists

As faithful readers of this blog know, I am an admirer of the work of our bruin friend at Saint Corbinian’s Bear.  In 2014 he wrote an absolutely brilliant post bringing together God, Cthulhu and the New Atheists:   H.P.

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PopeWatch: Bear Growls: Sorry Saint Paul

    One of the more pernicious pathologies within the Church today is an ecumenism that neuters the command of Christ to the Church to “make ye disciples of all the nations”.  Our bruin friend at Saint Corbinian’s Bear takes

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Bear Growls: Pope Francis the Angry

A succinct, and, on the whole, accurate assessment of Pope Francis, at least so far, by Saint Corbinian’s Bear:   Pope Francis — this is his. There are no surprises to the man. We can all sit back and stop obsessing

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Bear Growls: Pamela Geller

  Saint Corbinian’s Bear is bemused about the hysteria regarding Geller’s Draw Mohammed contest: See the picture above. Does anything strike you as odd? Muslims attack us, and we are the ones who have to be reminded to be nice?

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