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Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies


“Like any other life-sustaining resource,” says Marilyn McEntyre, “language can be depleted, polluted, contaminated, eroded, and filled with artificial stimulants.”

Today more than ever, language needs to be rescued and restored. 201 more words

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The Physicality of Memory

Two things happened this week that are connected, and which stimulated my interest.

The first thing was that we had some walls taken down in our living area, to make it ‘open plan’. 888 more words


How glorious the sun is

as are all things fashioned by You.

man fails to realize

that such glory needs a Maker.


Punishment And Restoration of Christians

I am sure that there are more, but from personal knowledge, I know of two priests whose licence to function as priests in their diocese has been revoked on the basis of indiscretions that happened a long time ago. 798 more words

Becoming Powerful: Tell the Truth, Take it Back.

I’ve been thinking about power recently. Let me tell you this story. I was talking to my wife about our veranda. We need to get something done to it, because it needs painting, but there are a lot of railings and vertical batons, and the painting s going to be very expensive. 879 more words

Culture, Society and Religion Part Two

“A religion is a system of symbols which acts to establish powerful, pervasive, and long-lasting moods in men by formulating conceptions of a general order of existence and clothing those conceptions with such an aura of factuality that the moods and motivations seem uniquely realistic.”

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Social Theory

Inequality: How To Think Like A Christian

I heard on the radio the other week, a discussion about the ‘flat lining’ of wages, the growing insecurity of work life and the rising inequality in society. 785 more words