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Anglo-Protestant Privilege and Theological Conquest: an Ethical View of Yeats and "Canons"

While widely known as a major literary figure and for his advocacy of Irish national independence and home rule, a theological analysis of W. B. Yeats (1865-1939) can help articulate gestures of Anglo-Protestant privilege still current in the 21st century. 9,687 more words


Only TWO more days until Thanksgiving. As an alternative to the ubiquitous countdown to Black Friday, each weekday this month I have been posting brief essays on the history of the First Thanksgiving and its place in American memory.  1,615 more words

The Pilgrims And The First Thanksgiving

A Kingdom from Elsewhere              

Psalm 93             John 18: 33-38


Today is the Feast of Christ the King. Today the lectionary sends us to the gospel of John to a very important passage. 1,204 more words


The Word That Renders Evil Powerless: The Mighty Fortress Who Is

At our church we observed Reformation Sunday in late October. Along with probably most Protestant churches which follow the liturgical church year, we sang the majestic “A Mighty Fortress is Our God,” written by reformer Martin Luther. 869 more words


Ministry Matters™ | The Wesleys, holiness and life in the Spirit

John and Charles Wesley sought to renew the Church of England by having Christians take seriously that they were called to live holy lives. The Wesleys stressed that every Christian should be sanctified. 1,104 more words

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To be in That Number: Death, Friends, and the Communion of Saints

“The hardest thing in the world is to be where we are,” Rowan Williams observes. And yet where we are is often precisely where God asks us to be. 1,061 more words

Theology And Culture

35th of 2015.

Heresies and How to Avoid Them // Edited by Ben Quash and Michael Ward.

This less-than-150-pages introduction to the most wide spread heresies is a great service to pastors, students, teachers, and professors. 87 more words

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