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January 1, 1970 Archives

The Candidates and God

posted by awelborn

Beliefnet keeps up with what they have to say.

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O’Connor v. Nihilism

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A CT review of a new book on Flannery O’Connor The context of Flannery O’Connor’s fiction, as Edmondson makes clear, was “the threat of nihilism to human civilization.” As the title intimates, where Friedrich Nietzsche sought to take humanity “beyond […]

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Evangelicals’ Favorite Catholic

posted by awelborn

Brendan Manning, author and speaker. In a yet unpublished interview with Christianity Today, Manning said that the majority of his readers and retreat attendees are evangelicals. When asked why evangelicals are especially drawn to him, he said: “I’ve tried to […]

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I’ll be quiet now

posted by awelborn

And let you consider one reader’s take: You wrote, “Where is our missionary impulse to the unchurched among us?” Good question. The answer is ‘which one’?

Sort of What I was saying

posted by awelborn

….in a post a few days ago, but, not surprisingly, in a much more intelligent way: The Church of the Holy Primary: Candidates Should Stop the Religion Pandering by Douglas Bandow on NRO.

Fr. Groeschel critically injured

posted by awelborn

Word has come that Fr. Benedict Groeschel was critically injured in a car accident last night. More details at Michael’s blog (And keep checking there – he is posting updates as he hears them from CFR’s) Tom Allen of Catholic […]

Alan Wolfe reassures the Brits

posted by awelborn

That Evangelicals are not as big a threat as they think Once you get passed the first few paragraphs, it’s an interesting article, although we may not agree with all of Wolfe’s conclusions. But it’s just one more piece for […]

Sister Jennifer

posted by awelborn

An op-ed on my favorite Michigan governor Gov. Jennifer Granholm last week publicly challenged the Christian faith of legislators who favored spending cuts to balance the state budget, saying, “That’s when I question whether somebody is really living out the […]

DVC Letter O’ the Day

posted by awelborn

This is the most fundamental of human characteristics that is manifested in every government from Rome to the United States and if you cannot see this then I am afraid that you will merely be confirming my ignorant assumptions about […]

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

Why Via Media
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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 ...

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

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