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A LITTLE OLD TIME RELIGION

In Lott’s Mountain, I have Father Stark, a Southern preacher that’s head of a snake-handling church. He’ll do what he has to, using those around him to gain the revenge he thinks he’s due. 87 more words

N.R. Allen

Poisonous legacies and new tongues

The basic hagiography of Francis Xavier goes something like this:
Born in 1506 in the Navarre region of France, Francis met Ignatius of Loyola as a young man, and was greatly influenced by his friendship. 1,246 more words

Lectionary Reflection