Tag Archives: irony

Sunday, 9/29/13

An Orthodoxen at WYD Infallibility (and another useless doctrine) Putin the cultural conservative Corruptio optimimi pessima Admiring “Jesus,” albeit an imaginary one A Protestant Pope? First (and last) Miley Cyrus thought Pope Francis and Right-Wing Catholics

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GLBTetcetera roundup

Notre Dame GLBTQ Statement. Political power, judicial weakness. Can we talk?

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Modern Ironies

Two of the ironies of our era: Newspapers unmistakably designed for people who can’t or don’t want to read. Churches unmistakably designed for people who can’t or don’t want to worship. (H/T Terry Mattingly in a talk from several years ago.) … Continue reading

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Tofu Tidbits* 12/5/11

Gravening up some Crèche action. Praying for others. Uniqueness and conformity. * Temporarily renamed in honor of the Nativity Fast, about which Mystagogy has some more information.

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Christianity in a radically different key

I have cited and quoted Fr. Stephen Freeman a great deal in this blog. His quiet learning and wisdom (not the same thing) have made him one of my very favorite Orthodox bloggers. With Friday as an exception (which I … Continue reading

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A tacky icon meets its end

As Jason Peters puts it at Front Porch Republic, Zeus has been avenged for offenses against statuary. “I guess it takes a divine sense of irony to destroy a fiberglass and foam statue outside a place called Solid Rock Church,” … Continue reading

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God bless the child

Sometimes a song is more than a song: Them that’s got shall get Them that’s not shall lose So the Bible said and it still is news Mama may have, Papa may have But God bless the child that’s got … Continue reading

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Honk if you love irony

I started a month and a half ago to try to write a very trenchant post taking this music video as its point of departure. Maybe someday I’ll get around to it, but to say what I wrote wasn’t ready … Continue reading

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