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January 7, 2004 Archives

Religion and Geology at the Grand Canyon

posted by awelborn

An LATimes story (registration) about a book that’s sold in the Grand Canyon bookstore How old is the Grand Canyon? Most scientists agree with the version that rangers at Grand Canyon National Park tell visitors — that the 10-mile wide […]

The next Democratic Nominee?

posted by awelborn

George Neumayr on Howard Dean, who served on the board of Planned Parenthood, did an OB-GYN rotation for a PP clinic, but denies having performed abortions. Surely Dean will at least take credit for abortion referrals. Recall his NARAL dinner […]

Good for the Jews?

posted by awelborn

A WSJ op-ed wonders about a Jewish (or pseudo-Jewish) president I always thought it was too obvious to spell out, but apparently it isn’t: A Jew in the White House would not be good for the Jews. Because the tendency […]

DC Explosions?

posted by awelborn

The Washington Times reports that lawyers have given DC-area church officials bad news: The letter tells the Washington Archdiocese that “our investigation to date reveals a history of abuse and negligent supervision comparable to that of Boston.” The letter, distributed […]

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There is nothing I shall want
A couple of weeks ago, a memorial Mass for Michael was held here in Birmingham at the Cathedral. The bishop presided and offered a very nice, even charming homily in which he first focused on the Scripture readings of the day, and then turned to Michael, whom he remembered, among other things, as on

posted 9:24:16am Mar. 05, 2009 | read full post »

Revolutionary Road - Is it just me?
Why am I the only person I know..or even "know" in the Internet sense of "knowing"  - who didn't hate it? I didn't love it, either. There was a lot wrong with it. Weak characterization. Miscasting. Anvil-wielding mentally ill prophets.But here's the thing.Whether or not Yates' original novel in

posted 9:45:04pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Books for Lent
No, I'm not going to ask you about your Lenten reading lists...although I might.Not today, though. This post is about giving books to others. For Lent, and a long time after that. You know how it goes during Lent: Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving, right?Well, here's a worthy recipient for your hard-

posted 9:22:07pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Why Via Media
How about....because I'm lame and hate thinking up titles to things? No? about...St. Benedict? Yes, yes, I know the association with Anglicanism. That wasn't invovled in my purpose in naming the joint, but if draws some Googling Episcopalians, all the better.To tell the truth, you can bl

posted 8:54:17pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Brave Heart?
I don't know about you, but one of effects of childbirth on me was a compulsion to spill the details. All of them.The whole thing was fascinating to me, so of course I assumed everyone else should be fascinated as well in the recounting of every minute of labor, describing the intensity of discomfor

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »

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