Category Archives: Heretics

Job’s Comforters

I’ve never recoiled from Job’s Comforters. At least they were “there for him” after a fashion, right? Maybe I’m on the Autism Spectrum, or haven’t shaken off the last of my “former delusion,” repudiated when I entered Orthodoxy. But the … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis: Forever relevant

I trust that at least one  very contemporary example of this comes readily to mind. But if that’s the only example you can think of — if you’ve forgotten Pizzagate and birtherism and Obama’s-a-Muslim — or if you think those … Continue reading

Posted in deathworks, Heretics, Political Matters

Mene, mene tekel upharsin

The Christian Reformed Church is hanging in the balance. Continue reading

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Detour & Frolic

Oh, fer cryin’ out loud! Continue reading

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Let’s get small!

Largely by coincidence, I encountered these congruent thoughts from two ecclesial Christians within a few hours on Saturday: Liberalism … of course has robust substantive commitments, much as it might pretend otherwise. The “tradition” of liberalism, really an anti-tradition, is founded … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 11/29/17

A potpourri, including some dot-connecting between Roy Moore and the Project Veritas failed sting. Continue reading

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Saturday Potpourri 2

This may mean “no blog tomorrow.” We’ll see. Continue reading

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Saturday, 11/25/17

  The church didn’t fall Encouraging “bad Catholics” to hang in there Succinct Verbose Pity the lawyers

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