Catholicism As Intellectual Archeology

a: Intellectually-catholicism ~
b: an archeological excavation in Rome

What: There are numerous documentaries about the city of Rome, the eternal city. The legends says that Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus in ~ 600 BC. The city has existed, in some form, for about 2.5 millennia. Currently, when building in Rome, or anywhere else, excavations occur to secure the foundation of the new structure. It's impossible to build here without digging up ancient ruins. The more they excavate, the more they find. Some sites have 4-5 layers of old construction that has been destroyed. Intellectually this is what Catholicism is like. One layer build on another on top of another, like a Roman Archeology excavation. The link is to a British site, but the pattern is similar.

Writer: LucretiaGermanica
Date: Sep 9 2011 11:39 AM

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