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The Suicide of Thought

It is idle to talk always of the alternative of reason and faith. Reason is itself a matter of faith. It is an act of faith to assert that our thoughts have any relation to reality at all. 86 more words

Truth

READING THE CHRISTIAN CLASSICS

 My interest in the classic works of Christianity was whetted by reading John Milton’s Paradise Lost and On His Blindness in a literature course at the Air Force Academy around 1960. 352 more words

A Fixed Star

The truth is, that it is quite an error to suppose that absence of definite convictions gives the mind freedom and agility. A man who believes something is ready and witty, because he has all his weapons about him.

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"When I Say Love"; Feb. 7 sermon by Carla J. Bailey

Speaking about love—and how difficult it seems to love our enemies, as Jesus instructs us—Carla J. Bailey reminded us of a powerful insight of British writer G. 34 more words

Podcasts

The Intel: Richard Davis

Readers can’t get enough of those FBI guys who travel the length and breadth of the States. Going off the grid, getting embroiled in mayhem and conspiracies, going mano-a-mano with diabolical forces. 1,337 more words

Books

Ann Farmer: Chesterton, Rhodes and the rise of the modern racist

As the controversy over Cecil Rhodes and racism rumbles on – the latest news is that ‘Rhodes will not fall’[1] – it is interesting to recall that although both have been castigated as racists, Chesterton was an anti-Imperialist. 2,876 more words

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