George Weigel – Evangelical Catholicism

George WeigelGeorge Weigel wants the church to play with fire, and he contends that such a fire will engulf the church in what he calls “Evangelical Catholicism.”

In his book of the same name released in February, 2013, the Maryland scholar and commentator on news in the church says, “Evangelical Catholicism calls the people of the church, laity and clergy, to a life in which friendship with the Lord Jesus is at the center of everything.”

For an evangelically Catholic life, everything flows from a belief in the Gospel. “Evangelical Catholicism is thus not a lifestyle choice: it is a life-changing process of lifelong conversion to the truth of the Gospel,” he writes. Read the rest of The Catholic Review article.