Daily Archives: October 19, 2018

When You Give, Give in Secret – Matthew 6:2-4 — Reading Acts

Jesus tells his followers to do their spiritual disciples in private. He assumes they will give to the poor, pray and fast, but he does not want them to draw attention to themselves in these spiritual disciplines. Instead, Jesus says, … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Lourdes — Triablogue

To my knowledge, Fatima and Lourdes are the showcase Catholic miracles. Fatima because it’s supposedly well-attested by so many witnesses and Lourdes because it’s supposedly well-attested by so many miracles. Not only as Catholic miracles, but miracles that specifically attest … Continue reading

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Gregory of Nyssa’s Doctrine of Evil as an Explanation for the Chaos of this World [dis]Order

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“I Have Rejected Saul” – Part 2

Originally posted on Dr. Claude Mariottini – Professor of Old Testament:
Before you read this post, read “I Have Rejected Saul” – Part 1 Samuel’s Reaction to Saul’s Rejection After Samuel left Saul, Samuel went to his house in Ramah…

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NYTimes: The Democrats’ Left Turn Is Not an Illusion

via NYTimes: The Democrats’ Left Turn Is Not an Illusion I liked this part of the article: Mounk argues that a majority of Americans is horrified by hate speech; disgusted by the Trump administration’s attacks on immigrants; and committed to … Continue reading

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The Fatima legend — Triablogue

The second part of the book is more interesting. The authors examine the evolution of the Fatima legend, showing how the simple testimony given by the seers in 1917 evolved into an elaborate web of “secrets”, creating a credulous cult … Continue reading

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Can Legal Philosophy Help Us Make Sense of Penal Substitution? (TGC Canada)

Originally posted on CWoznicki Think Out Loud:
“Penal substitution is more than unjust, it is by definition impossible!” This line of thought represents an important objection leveled against penal substitutionary atonement (PSA) by some philosophers of religion. The key to…

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Replying to a Rejection: Dos and (mostly) Don’ts

Originally posted on Aeryn Rudel's Rejectomancy:
A topic I see a fair amount among authors is whether or not you should reply to a rejection letter. Ninety-nine percent of the time, I’d say the answer is no, but my…

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Fake Minority

Originally posted on Clarissa's Blog:
I just read that Elizabeth Warren was Harvard Law’s “first woman of color.” This is beyond pathetic. God, I hope she doesn’t run. Of all people likely to run, Joe Biden seems the most…

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