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    • Ten Ways to Battle Gossip December 11, 2014
      Have you ever really stopped to consider how ugly gossip is? Working in school, family and parish life you experience time and again how colossally stupid, destructive and therefore sinful gossip can be. The reason gossip is stupid is because it almost invariably deals in half truths. A person gets one side of the story [Read More...]
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    • The Terrorism of Torture December 10, 2014
      How can you counter terrorism with torture when torture is a form of terrorism? Here’s why I mean by that radical statement that “torture is a form of terrorism” The power of terrorism is that it is completely lawless. The terrorist believes that his cause condones outrageous cruelty. His cause not only threatens to kill [Read More...]
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    • Romance of Religion for Christmas December 10, 2014
      Why not order a signed copy of my book The Romance of Religion as a Christmas gift? Here’s an excerpt In a world of useful things it might seem absurd to write a book in praise of romance. Who needs romance in a world that has been rationalized, economized, mechanized and computerized? Can romance survive in [Read More...]
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    • Mother Mary and Calvinist Me December 9, 2014
      On this busy Solemnity there has been no chance to share my thoughts about the personal effect the dogma of the Immaculate Conception has had on me. Coming from an Evangelical background with a strong Calvinist slant, I was taught the doctrines of Total Depravity and Eternal Security. The subtleties of these beliefs, their nuances, [Read More...]
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    • Did John the Baptist Really Eat Grasshoppers? December 7, 2014
      On the second Sunday of Advent I am always intrigued by John the Baptist’s diet of “locusts and wild honey.” The locust is a large grasshopper common in many places of the world. Known for swarming and devouring huge swathes of greenery and causing famine, it could be that the people of the Middle East [Read More...]
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