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Worship in Four Directions

One of the issues concerning worship that I find rather shallow is the misconception that worship takes place primarily in one direction.  That is, when people talk or write about worship the reference is generally to that aspect of worship in which we direct our thoughts and focus toward God.  845 more words


Let Christian doctrine be a mystery, so everyday life can be clearly explained

I say, Chesterton is a true genius in first philosophy as Bosanquet and Green are in political philosophy!

This chapter is purely practical and is concerned with what actually is the chief mark and element of insanity; we may say in summary that it is reason used without root, reason in the void.

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Bastiat's Belief in God and Denial of Human Perfection

More on the religious beliefs of French economist Claude Frederic Bastiat. This time from Frederic Bastiat: A Man Alone by George Charles Roche III, p. 194 – 197: 899 more words

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. . . yet the madman is wrong

This is the paragraph following that of yesterday’s post from Chapter II of Chesterton’s Orthodoxy:

Nevertheless he is wrong. But if we attempt to trace his error in exact terms, we shall not find it quite so easy as we had supposed.

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The Madman Always Has A Complete Explanation . . .

The madman’s explanation of a thing is always complete, and often in a purely rational sense satisfactory. Or, to speak more strictly, the insane explanation, if not conclusive, is at least unanswerable; this may be observed specially in the two or three commonest kinds of madness.

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A Child's View of the World

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33… 398 more words