Daily Archives: 27 October 2009

Vocabulary and Liturgy

(This is Neil) With regard to Todd’s post, Trautman’s Vocab, below, I thought that some of our readers would be interested in this excerpt from C.S. Lewis’ posthumously published Letters to Malcolm, Chiefly on Prayer (1964). Lewis is discussing the … Continue reading

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Vocab: Check; Spelling: Not So Hot

On the Pewsitter site, this headline: PA Bishop Troutman says new missal translation could lead to “pastoral disaster”: Does he think we are stupid? Troutman? Good thing we don’t have to spell the ineffable words, just listen to them, eh?

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Respect the Body

A liturgical note from the just-completed African Synod. CNS reports today on a comment from Bishop Michael Mabuga Msonganzila: Despite campaigns that have been carried out, (female genital mutilation) for so long has been taken to be part of the … Continue reading

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Let’s Chill on Global Cooling

The Universe Today blog reports on a blind study in which statisticians were presented with disguised data on warming trends. Seth Borenstein from AP has the original article here. Deke Arndt from NOAA: The last 10 years are the warmest … Continue reading

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