Commonweal’s September cover story, by David Bentley Hart, argues that Catholics make “wildly inaccurate” claims about Communion and divorce, because they (we) don’t know any history: But I’m not sure the facts are on his side here.
1. Yesterday Commonweal posted an article on divorce, annulment, and communion by David Bentley Hart. It presents a careful reading of the relevant Scripture, a summary of how the early church dealt with these issues, and a critique of current RC teaching.
Now and always, the church's wide and variegated Tradition excels at pwning the self-proclaimed arbiters of orthodoxy.
This thread on the David Bentley Hart communion-and-divorce essay for Commonweal seems like the appropriate response