Monthly Archives: June 2009

The Mormon Mirage

Q. How many Mormons does it take to fix a lightbulb? A. Mormon lightbulbs aren’t fixed, they’re restored. Don’t get it? By the time you’ve finished reading Latayne Scott’s reissued “The Mormon Mirage” you might. Zondervan have just put out

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Sexuality and Slavery – Part One

I want to begin a series of posts looking at how Scripture approaches sexuality and slavery and to see whether the allegation that conservatives use two different exegetical principles has any basis. I’m going to begin by looking at one

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Sexuality, Slavery and Discerning God’s Will

I’m working on a post to address the issues raised in the past week around slavery and the like. Patience!

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Can you feel the Inclusion?

Yes, TEO is a source of all love and fellowship and welcome and inclusion. The Episcopal Church welcomes you! It welcomes you! Unless of course you’re conservative in your theology. Proposed bylaws being submitted by a faction called the “Episcopal

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The Thing that Thrills Me

As for man, his days are like grass; he flourishes like a flower of the field; for the wind passes over it, and it is gone, and its place knows it no more. But the steadfast love of the LORD

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A Spoonful of Sugar

This, my friends, this takes talent. Altogether now. “Supercali…” H/T – The Clone

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Edward the Confessor
Sovereign God, who set your servant Edward upon the throne of an earthly kingdom and inspired him with zeal for the kingdom of heaven: grant that we may so confess the faith of Christ by word and deed, that we may, with all your saints, inherit your eternal glory; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, 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.
Kontakion of the Triumph of Orthodoxy