Monthly Archives: September 2006

Angels from the Realms of Glory…

Did you know that there were so many of them? Today in the Anglican Church is the Feast Day of Michael and all the assembled angel hordes. You know the dudes. 8 foot, kick-*** fellas in the Bible who, if

Posted in Theology

Austrian Election TV Spot

And you thought campaigning was negative in the UK…

Posted in Austria

18 Doughty Street

I’m so looking forward to this new web venture – 18 Doughty Street. While it’s fun to watch Newsnight of an evening, #18 is going to be bring us “anti-establishment TV” (OK, so when exactly was Iain Dale ever anti-establishment?

Posted in UK Politics

Why I don’t own a gym membership

Too much of this happens. Hat-tip to Bill and Tim.

Posted in Lighter Things

Pastors and Pornography

A brilliant little article by Ben Witherington III. Here are some of the best bits: One recent poll shows that 51% of all ministers admit to having at least occasionally looked at pornography on the net, and some 37% admit

Posted in Identity, Sexuality

Deacon’s Essay

For those of you who are interested in this kind of thing, my Deacon’s Essay is now available online.

Posted in Ecclesiastical

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Francis of Assisi
O God, you ever delight to reveal yourself to the childlike and lowly of heart: grant that, following the example of the blessed Francis, we may count the wisdom of this world as foolishness and know only Jesus Christ and him crucified, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

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Two Final Things

Aber mit der Heimat
geht man immer herum,
durch die Welt,
dort und dort
Peter Handke

No one could describe
the Word of the Father;
but when He took flesh from you, O Theotokos,
He consented to be described, and restored the fallen image to its former beauty.
We confess and proclaim our salvation in word and image.
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