Monthly Archives: April 2012

Holy Friday thoughts

First, repeated from last Holy Week, some excerpts from the Orthodox services of Great and Holy Friday (from Fordham University), with apologies for formatting and with an inserted video of the beloved, now reposed, Bishop Job singing the 15th Antiphon. TODAY … Continue reading

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Verses for GMOs

I won’t name names, not ever with letters provocatively reversed, but these verses of a haunting Bruce Cockburn song (full lyrics here) caught my attention as I listened to music while pushing my delightfully quiet Fiskars Momentum mower tonight: Years ago … Continue reading

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“Let us make man ….”

Father John Behr, Dean of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, makes “a really interesting and often overlooked distinction” in a Lenten reflection: … {T]he opening chapter of Genesis … begins, of course, with God issuing all sorts of commands: “Let there … Continue reading

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