Tag Archives: C.S. Lewis

Thanksgiving 2017

No politics. No sex. No snark. One parable, if that’s what you care to make of it. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Anodynes & Nostrums, Christianity generally, Glamour, Miscellany, Moralistic therapeutic deism, Poetry, Rhetorical fallacies, Sweetness'n'Light | Tagged , ,

Channeling the Tradition

I’ve been out of blogging commission for a week because of vacation with a strangely buggy internet connection. Everything worked, albeit a bit slowly, except my WordPress blogging platform, which consistently wouldn’t let me save my work and presumably wouldn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Christendom, Christianity generally, Education, Evangelicalism, History, Holy Tradition, irony, Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, Sacramental Tapestry, Secularism | Tagged , ,

More, obliquely, on The Common Core

I was assembling over several days some clippings for another set of Tasty Tidbits when I saw a common theme emerging from two of them. Truth has many facets. 1 Brave New World is a work of genius, a phrase almost … Continue reading

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Sunday 11/24/13

Ears good; eyes, nose, tongue, touch bad Seven Protestant Sacraments? When is a change of affiliation a “conversion”? Religious education in GB Scholar to the Common Man Ideas have consequences antecedents Shouldn’t that be enough?

Posted in Calvinism, Faith & Ideology, Orthodoxy, Protestantism, Roman Catholicism | Tagged , , ,

Learning from Ebeneezer

It’s the Advent season, so of course Dickens’ A Christmas Carol gets trotted out. Our Bach Chorale Singers concert Saturday was interwoven with a reading of it. I’m feeling a bit like a blog-obsessed (not money-obsessed) version of Ebeneezer Scrooge, … Continue reading

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Tasty Tidbits 8/17/11

Adam and Eve. The benefits of ignorance. Venerable voice on progressive politics. WSJ tells the parts Buffet left out. Unwinding a Ponzi scheme. All Politics, All The Time. Everyone’s a genius.

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Tasteless (but Timely) Tidbits 8/7/11

Mene mene tekel upharsin. Our most conservative President. Safety in time of turmoil.

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Tasty Tidbits 8/5/11

Man tries to hurl himself over the White House fence. Something’s not right …. Tu quoque. Did anyone warn the legislature? The elephant in the budget room. Happy Birthday, Wendell Berry. E-Trade Baby loses his … diaper region.

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Humor, Legalia, Political Matters, Salvation, Scientism, Speech & Press | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment