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Mottramism (More)

A reader has sent a link to an article posted by┬áThe American Conservative magazine. This is written by one of its senior editors Rod Dreher who both traces the origin of the term “Mottramism” as applied in the Roman Catholic … Continue reading

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Mottramism: Another Wavian Neologism?

The religious website Where Peter Is has posted an article defending Pope Francis against charges of “Mottramism” by his critics. The posting is by Nathan Turowsky and opens with this: Critics of Pope Francis on social media use many terms … Continue reading

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Rex Mottram Redux

In his┬áAmerican Conservative magazine weblog, Senior Editor Rod Dreher has cited Waugh’s character Rex Mottram from Brideshead Revisited in connection with recent actions of President Trump. Dreher had previously adopted┬áthe term “Mottramism,” originally coined by Canadian Blogger, Mark Cameron, who … Continue reading

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