Daily Archives: 8 March 2014

Letter To Artists 6d-e: The Beauty of Christ

So often Christ is depicted with brutal reality, the scarred and humiliated servant of God. (Isaiah 53:2-3) The East has something valuable to teach us westerners: A corresponding approach is found in Eastern spirituality where Christ is described as “the … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: Old Man’s War

My readers here may be surprised with this dip into military science fiction. John Scalzi’s Old Man’s War is neither a walk in the park nor a mindless kowtow to the gods of war. It’s a well-regarded book, especially by fans, nearly … Continue reading

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EG 104: Women, Ordination, Power

Pope Francis dances around a tough spot here. Many other commentators have expended ink, breath, and electronic space on the matter of ordaining women to holy orders. He begins by laying down matters that are a given. First the equal … Continue reading

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