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Good Friday: Man and woman, look on me!

Man and woman, look on me!
How much I suffered for you, see!
Look on my back, laid bare with whips:
Look on my side, from which blood drips. 73 more words

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Maundy Thursday: 'Pange, Lingua' by St Thomas Aquinas

Tell, my tongue, the sacrament
of glorious body and precious blood
poured out by the king of nations,
by the fruit of a noble womb; 207 more words

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Theology and Humor

I think a healthy approach to theology is of the utmost importance.  I think this quote by Thomas Oden pretty much hits the nail on the head. 139 more words

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Palm Sunday: All Glory, Laud, and Honour

Refrain

All glory, laud and honour,
To Thee, Redeemer, King,
To Whom the lips of children
Made sweet hosannas ring.

Thou art the King of Israel, 116 more words

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Good Christology matters for Good Friday

In a little under two weeks, it will be Good Friday as we make the final push to the chief feast of the Christian year. Some preachers seem to dread Good Friday — they are uncertain what more could ever be said, or they feel that Protestant Christianity makes too much of the Cross and too little of the Risen Saviour, or they are awkward about how… 579 more words

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Hunting for the Church Fathers online?

I have just launched a new page for this blog, ‘Church Fathers Online.’ Here I have listed online English translations of the Church Fathers of which I am aware. 49 more words

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Theophan the Recluse and anger

As I’ve mentioned here before, sometimes I get angry. Usually it’s a fairly tame frustration or annoyance. Sometimes it’s more powerful. I get angry at stupid things people post on Facebook. 395 more words

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