Tag Archives: Bible

An anniversary and a testimonial

Today is the 52nd anniversary of my high school graduation. It might sound odd to remember that, but high school was formative for me because, almost impetuously, my parents and I agreed that I should go to a Christian (specifically … Continue reading

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Words, words, words

Is “profane” le mot juste for Scarammuci’s tirade? Freedom of which: “worship” or “religion”? The mysterious disappearance of positive tradition in certain Bibles. Continue reading

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Bake for them two?

It turns out that I wasn’t the only one to note the problems with “Bake for them two.” Continue reading

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Tuesday, 4/15/14

It’s Holy Week, and I don’t have time to do much more than link things of interest. Continue reading

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Who vandalized the Old Testament?!

I read a very good devotional Monday on Wisdom of Solomon 5:15 – 6:3. I wanted to share it, together with an excerpt from this book of the Bible. But I couldn’t find a hypertext English version online, and therein … Continue reading

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Friday, January 28, 2012

Why Apostolic Tradition Matters. Credo quia absurdum.

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Stay off the Roof

Rachel Held Evans committed the kind of painfully protracted performance art that happens when Evangelicalism has utterly lost its sense – of decorum and of how to read scripture – and its publishing houses have become a commercial racket: Intrigued by the … Continue reading

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G.K. Chesterton on Biblicism

Catholic writer/blogger Mark Shea today delivered up this Chestertonian gem, in response to a question about the Dan Brown-ish sort of “lost gospels” nonsense, and how Evangelicals who get a lot of book larnin’ are apt to throw over the Bible, … Continue reading

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Tofu Tidbits* 11/19/11

KJV Nazi roots? Harold Camping weather forecast. Poem link 1. Poem link 2. THIS is “free speech”?! * Temporarily renamed in honor of the Nativity Fast, about which Mystagogy has some more information.

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Tasty Tidbits 10/27/11

Mormonism less Christian than is Islam? Unique writings, unique reading. This story could change your life. Spitzer nostalgia. Kophos Saving capitalism from cronyism. 28,000 youth suicide attempts.

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