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Redemptive Justice in Anselm's "Cur Deus Homo"

This is one of the first articles I ever published. It appeared in a special issue of The Dunwoodie Review that represented a Festschrift in honor of Msgr. 8 more words

Essays

BEYOND PERVERSION AND HYSTERIA TO RESURRECTION

There is a way that seems right to a person, but its end is the way to death. Proverbs 14:12

“ If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will give life to your mortal bodies also through his Spirit that dwells in you” (Romans 8:11). 1,904 more words

Happy Solemnity!

Today, Benedictine communities throughout the world are celebrating the Solemnity of the Transitus (passing into eternal life) of St. Benedict.  This day also happens to be my name day. 428 more words

Benedict's Beads

AI and the Singularity

I have been meaning to post something on this for a while now ever since Tom sent me a link to an article on the futurist Raymond Kurzweil. 770 more words

AI

Kiefer in Berlin & London

I first came across Kiefers work in Berlin when I was studying my foundation and regretablly hadnt heard of him before, I was overwelbmed with his art – the scale, texture, materials. 122 more words

Words to the Dying

If you were at the side of a dying man, what would you say?

Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109), a weighty and time-honored theologian, once wrote a piece intended for that very purpose: to bring comfort to  dying Christians. 503 more words

What I'm Reading II: Mary, Aquinas, the Devil, Snape, and the Birth of Narnia

David Russell Mosley

Lent
St Polycarp
23 February 2015
The Edge of Elfland
Hudson, New Hampshire

Dear Friends and Family,

Well, as often happens, the books I read have changed since the last time I updated you on what I’m reading. 749 more words

Book Reviews