Daily Archives: 12 February 2013

What Is The Benedict Legacy on Sex Abuse & Cover-Up?

Middle-Eastern tribal traditions get something of a pass in the Old Testament for patriarchs from Abraham to Solomon. Multiple wives, concubines, and the royal treatment do not exactly match up the Christian ideal of one man, one woman. Such were … Continue reading

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The Technological Door Into Lent

My colleague Cody set up a Facebook challenge for our staff and peer ministers, and other student leaders. Our goal is 1500 invitations and 500 going. This is a good start for using social media, but I think in 2014, … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Lectionary: 2 Corinthians 5:17-21

One might expect that an Ash Wednesday reading (2 Corinthians 5:20-6:2) would appear in the Lectionary for Penance. And so we have a bit of overlap (5:20-21) with the final five verses of 2 Corinthians 5. Curious that this relatively … Continue reading

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Latin, Very Easy

I tried to convince the young miss that learning Latin would be good for her education. Alas, my Latin First Year and Latin Second Year textbooks sit gathering dust in the house. Puella aquam portat held no interest. ANSA broke … Continue reading

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