Tradition and Traditionalism

Tradition and Traditionalism

Lake reflection

I was reminded recently of something heard years ago in a Presbyterian sermon that has set me pondering over the years, and I realized that you may find it relevant to think about as well:

“Tradition is the living faith of those now dead, traditionalism is the dead faith of those now living.”

So, what is the living faith of those now living? What does it look like? How do we do it? How can we recognize it?


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