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Ash Wednesday, 2016

Ash Wednesday
and a nation half-buried
still resists confession.

Used to be
Gehenna was outside
the city walls.

When did it migrate?
Find itself at the center… 209 more words

Theology

What’s your problem?

What is your problem? Its an abrasive question. Only had someone ask it of me a few times as I usually go out of my way not to offend or step on toes. 31 more words

World News

The Middle and Last Man: The Balance Between Mediation and Being-Unmediated

This week’s readings were on two figures, Herodotus (484-425 BCE) and Josephus (37-100 CE). I read excerpts of these readings below (the titles in italics are the primary source materials): “Jewish War” by Josephus “Josephus’ Interpretation of the Bible” By Louis H. 18 more words

World News

an Ash Wednesday poem

That Nature is a Heraclitean Fire and of the comfort of the Resurrection

By Gerard Manley Hopkins

Cloud-puffball, torn tufts, tossed pillows | flaunt forth, then chevy on an air- 217 more words

Books

Guess I've Gone off the Reservation

I’ve been thinking about volunteering at the Bible college that I graduated from many years ago. There are still a few teachers there who taught when I was there in the early 90’s! 655 more words

Nonsense

On Ashes and Seasons

It’s time to go recover the baby I threw out with the liturgical bathwater, even if it is currently taking the form of meandering ramblings. 661 more words

Calendar

“It is vastly important to remember that our duty is to fit our doctrines to our Lord Jesus Christ and not to fit our Lord into our doctrines.”

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Quotes