Daily Archives: 7 March 2006

God the Giver

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s 2006 Lent book is his fellow Anglican Miroslav Volf‘s Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace. I thought of the recent discussion of adoption here, since Professor Volf has written very … Continue reading

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Don’t Look So Glum

Harry’s out today. Naturally my wife was practically the first in line to get it. Naturally, I prefer the books. Naturally, the forces of good (hyperactive Christians) are massing against the forces of evil (JK and her minions). Me? I … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 22

It’s the conclusion of Gaudium et Spes Part 1, Chapter 1. It wraps up a long look at the dialogue with atheism with a brief treatise on christology, beginning with a basic Christian stance: The truth is that only in … Continue reading

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In the Saturnian Neighborhood

First, this exquisite image of Enceladus (the moon with the south pole geysers) above Saturn and the rings. Then, we have layers in Titan’s north pole atmosphere. The sun backlights the moon’s nitrogen-methane atmosphere and reveals structure not yet understood.

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It’s In The Bag

True story from my pastor. In one of his previous assignments, they used to have hosts at the church door. People would use tongs to place hosts into the container in which they would be brought to the altar. One … Continue reading

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