Tag Archives: Lent

The worst Lent

Michael Brendan Dougherty gives it to us straight. Continue reading

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Is it good for man to be alone?

It it good for man to be alone? Seems so, according to some. 7 other items. Continue reading

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Patriotic Correctness and other atrocities

Conservatives have their own, nationalist version of PC, their own set of rules regulating speech, behavior and acceptable opinions. Continue reading

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Tuesday, 3/18/14

Guess who didn’t keep their powder dry This Calvinist non-Lent brought to you by the letter “T” Suicide for a serious candidate, but … Soft and Tough Pander Bears Nomads of Science Thea Kronborg on what matters

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Sunday, 3/9/14

Sing. Dance. Repent. Words like barnacles Turning Progressives Into Conservatives The short version

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Mostly wag, little bark, 3/2/14

A wonderful essay on W.H. Auden topped my reading, together with some totally different thoughts on marriage, a bit of cattiness, and some obligatory (but brief) barks and growls. Continue reading

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Thoughts du jour

Confession & lament du jour Parable  du jour Bogeyman du jour Question du jour

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“Let us make man ….”

Father John Behr, Dean of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, makes “a really interesting and often overlooked distinction” in a Lenten reflection: … {T]he opening chapter of Genesis … begins, of course, with God issuing all sorts of commands: “Let there … Continue reading

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