Tag Archives: incarnation

Rediscovering imaginary Mary

It’s Advent, drawing nigh to Christmas, so religion writers turn in desperation for new angles, giving this fan of the old angles an occasional case of the heebie-jeebies. For instance, there’s something weird and a little creepy about Evangelicals trying … Continue reading

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Sunday, 12/10/17

A little late because I decided to delete some same-old same-old political rants. Continue reading

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Sunday, 8/14/16

It is as it is because we are as we are What the Creed doesn’t say Yuuuuge! Martyrdom

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Wednesday, 2/24/16

Three sublime, two that would be ridiculous were they not so scary. Continue reading

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Sunday 1/3/16

St. Ephraim the Syrian on the incarnation. Gay rights vs. Religious freedom. Bill Cosby. The (political) mandate of heaven. Continue reading

Posted in Holy Tradition, Journalism, Legalia, Marriage (real), Moralistic therapeutic deism, Nominalism and Realism, Political Matters, Protestantism, Religious freedom, Rhetorical fallacies, Rights Talk, Secularism, Sexualia, The Ratchet, Transvaluation of Values | Tagged

Sunday after Nativity

75% edifying, 12.5% disturbing, 12.5% flat-out creepy. Trigger warnings included. Continue reading

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Halloween 2014

If you find religious discussions boring, skip this one. Every item is franky and openly religious, not just religiously informed. Continue reading

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Thursday 3/27/14

Reverse Alchemy Hobby Lobby the day after the day after Crisis Fatigue Human nature, Mother Nature and Moore’s Law How not to win a Senate seat in Iowa

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God became sarx

It’s a little-known fact that we Orthodox don’t celebrate Christmas. Sorta. We celebrate the Nativity according to the flesh of our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ. I’ve been reminded several times within the past few days, months removed from Christmas, of the oddness of this … Continue reading

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The Logic of the Incarnation

I was talking this week to someone who formerly had a socially respectable degree of Christian faith, but seems to have lost it to a socially acceptable degree now. He was patiently alluding, for the benefit of the folks he knew … Continue reading

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