Daily Archives: June 25, 2012

Michele Bachmann’s Core of Conviction 2

In my latest reading of Michele Bachmann’s Core of Conviction: My Story, Bachmann covered a lot of ground.  She talked about how her family when she was young became impoverished after her dad and mom divorced (and yet she notes … Continue reading

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Celibacy and Women

I finished The Cambridge History of Christianity: Constantine to c. 600.  On pages 671-672, Marilyn Dunn refers to Origen’s view that differences in gender “were temporary and insignificant in the vast cycle of regeneration and renewal”.  There were consequences as … Continue reading

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