Clayton tagged me with the Book
1. Pick up the nearest book ( of at least 123 pages).
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the next three sentences.
5. Tag five people
Well the nearest book is The Life of Thomas More by Peter Ackroyd and
the sentences read.
Carthusians and a famous Hall of St.
which was filled with
tapestries emblazoned with the Virgin’s heavenly splendour.
At the time of More’s visit the city was seized by a
particularly severe fit of Mariolotry , with a Franciscan monk
good news that whoever recited “psalterium beatae virginis” (by which
he meant the rosary) each day could never be damned.
It is pretty interesting that out of the
whole book which I really liked that this meme zeroed in on one series
of sentences that I didn’t quite agree with. This would be
considered Mariolotry if someone strictly believed that this
practice on its own outside of Christ would lead someone to be saved.
This should be seen as a bit a hyperbole in that everyone who
is faithful to praying the Rosary as a devotional practice likely will
be saved when there is a conformity of their prayer life to their
Well at least that is a bit more
interesting than what was in the second closest book to me “Cocoa
programming for Mac OS X.”
If anybody want to joint in to this meme
in the comment box, fire away.