Daily Archives: August 30, 2009

The “Apostolic” Church: Unity from Dialectic?

At Latin mass this morning, the priest was talking about the part of the Nicene Creed that calls the church “apostolic.” He said that means (in part) that the doctrine of the church goes back to the apostles. While he … Continue reading

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Piety: Ziba, David, and Mephibosheth

In II Samuel 16, David is on the run from Absalom. A man approaches David during his flight: Ziba, the servant of Mephibosheth. Mephibosheth is the paraplegic son of Jonathan whom David welcomed into the palace. Ziba tells David that … Continue reading

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