Daily Archives: 19 July 2020

The Vast of Night

A “science fiction mystery” is how this film is described on wikipedia. Fair enough. It’s a good piece of filmmaking all around: acting, character development, music, pace, direction. It takes place in rural New Mexico about sixty years ago and … Continue reading

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Cancel Culture Is Nothing New

I’ve noticed a bit of hand-wringing about cancel culture, as it works in most of the public eye today. Maybe conservatives are fussing a bit over their public stances on important issues. I know some writers and thinkers are concerned … Continue reading

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Redemptoris Missio 44bc: Preaching Christ, With The Spirit

Pope John Paul II attaches importance to preaching. Does he mean liturgical preaching? Preaching by witness and example? Using words only when necessary? The missionary documents of Vatican II and Pope Paul VI are cited: In the complex reality of … Continue reading

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