When I was young and idealistic, I knew a couple of things that I later forgot or repressed. One of them was that a Christian couldn’t be unequivocally happy about an economic system built on the human vice of acquisitiveness together with borrowing. Another was that natural resources were limited. Continue reading “Soon, we’ll have little choice but to face reality”
Month: April 2011
Church and State
Georgia State history professor David Sehat adds to the Washington Post “Five Myths” series a worthy “Five Myths about Church and State in America.” I’d like to add a few observations, though.
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Some excerpts from the Orthodox services of Great and Holy Friday (from Fordham University), with apologies for formatting. Continue reading “Holy Friday”
I finally got my fill of President Obama last week and stopped biting my tongue about him. I’d given him the benefit of the doubt for 27 months, but there comes a point when doubt ends.
There were at least three reasons why I’m sick of the man.
This is Holy Week in Christendom both East and West (as we agree on the date of Easter/Pascha this year).
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