Daily Archives: April 22, 2019

I have to debate a co-worker on Trump-Russia collusion, here are my notes — WINTERY KNIGHT

Well, now that the Mueller report is out, I am dealing with a bunch of angry progressives at work. They want to know how why their favorite mainstream media sources got the Trump-Collusion story so wrong. One of them even … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mystery And Manners

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
Mystery And Manners:  Occasional Prose, by Flannery O’Connor Writers often like to talk and write about writing, partly so that they may better understand themselves and their craft and to better justify their status…

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Book Review: Everything That Rises Must Converge

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Everything That Rises Must Converge, by Flannery O’Connor In reading these stories I am reminded that O’Connor was a vastly better author of short stories tan I have given her credit for.  Sometimes at…

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Book Review: The Violent Bear It Away

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The Violent Bear It Away:  A Novel, by Flannery O’Connor This particular book is a dark and chilling novel, one that portrays the life of the rural South as featuring a complex battle over…

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Book Review: Flannery O’Connor: In Celebration Of Genius

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Flannery O’Connor:  In Celebration Of Genius, edited by Sarah Gordon Unlike most of the likely readers of this book, I am not (yet) deeply familiar with the writing of Flannery O’Connor.  To be sure,…

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Preaching Christ from history — Triablogue

1. A perennial issue in Christian theology is how to preach Christ from the OT. There’s no consensus among evangelical scholars in that regard, viz.http://equip.sbts.edu/category/publications/journals/journal-of-theology/sbjt-223-fall-2018/One of the dangers, or perceived dangers, is that we’re shoehorning OT passages into a preconceived … Continue reading

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Theological Influences: Flannery O’Connor — Experimental Theology

It’s hard to describe the theological influence Flannery O’Connor has had upon me. Mainly because Flannery wrote fiction, and it’s hard to describe the theological impact of fiction. The impact is more imaginative than propositional. Flannery isn’t lecturing about ideas, … Continue reading

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