Tag Archives: Theology

Nominally Saved

Reading a three-part Robin Phillips series on the question “Was Calvin a Nominalist?“, I came away from Part I with some reminders why I have not returned to Calvinism. I suspect I never was a Nominalist, and at a subliminal … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 11/15/17

The True Theologian Eradicating stereotypes Post-Liberalism Richard Wilbur Economic and political heresy at First Things Bourgeois Religion Remedy for Ruination Twitter commentary

Posted in Globalization, Holy Tradition, liberalism, Moralistic therapeutic deism, Orthodoxy, Poetry, populism, Prayer, Roman Catholicism, Sexualia, Transvaluation of Values, Worship | Tagged , , ,

Toqueville the Prophet

Toqueville as prophet. A progressive woman in San Francisco defends the “Billy Graham Rule.” More. Continue reading

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Thursday, 8/21/14

Non-women who need abortions and other absurdities that come with 48 novelty genders, newly invented. Continue reading

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Tuesday 2/4/14

Render to Caesar Sublimate, don’t eradicate Are Greens the real “deniers”? Drawing a professional line in the sand Virtue and Meritocracy

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Saturday: 72nd Anniversary of Pearl Harbor bombing.

“Not a Christian view of God”?! How a new morality crushes the old From the vault: dubious educational distinction In praise of snark Sen. McCarthy’s Poetry Inquisition [Fill in the Blank], God help us Memory Eternal, Dad!

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Monday, August 19, 2013

Baptist Church History lesson Angels on the head of pins? Everybody knows

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Theologians

Paraphrasing Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon, nobody reads monk Peter Abelard’s theology today, though he was “the keenest thinker and boldest theologian of the 12th Century” and people flocked to him and, so to speak, threw money at him to teach … Continue reading

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Saturday, September 29, 2012

The not-so-fabulous Fifties. “I’ll jump in front of a bus for you.” All in a day’s work II. Media rooting for Romney?! Theology and Etymology. Manufactured problems.

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Faith & Ideology, Family, Journalism, Legalia, Religious freedom, Sexualia | Tagged ,

The Role and Richness of Orthodox Liturgical Texts

I hope that some folks follow my blog partly for occasional comments about Orthodox Christianity, and that some of those are non-Orthodox but interested or open to thinking about it.

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