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Tasty Tidbits 9/29/11

We’re homeless. What a relief! What, Mead worry? The only good (newsworthy) Christian is a bad Christian. J.K. Rowlings breadth and depth. WKB, RIP 1 Writing one of the best personal “localist” essays I’ve ever read, Rod Dreher recounts how … Continue reading

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Suspended over the abyss

… The God that holds you over the pit of hell, much as one holds a spider, or some loathsome insect, over the fire, abhors you, and is dreadfully provoked; his wrath towards you burns like fire; he looks upon … Continue reading

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Seductive power

I think it was Henry Kissinger (but maybe it was one of his girlfriends, or maybe I’m all wet) who said “power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.” Modulate that up a few steps and I’ve experienced it recently.

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Introvert

Six times per year I get an e-mail that make my little ole heart go pitter-pat, pitter pat: the latest issue of Mars Hill Audio Journal is available for downloading.

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Westminster vs. The Fathers

The most familiar Calvinist synopsis in the U.S. probably is the Westminster Catechism, a product of British Calvinism. Having been an ardent Calvinist for 20 years, I nevertheless was stunned this morning to see how stark is the contrast between … Continue reading

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