What was the Exodus about?

I've written before about the Exodus, but Phillip's recent post (and this post at Triablogue) has sparked me to revisit the topic. My post today is not about the prophetic significance of the Exodus in the first and second comings of Christ (but I am excited about a new book on the topic by Joel …

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Prometheus

The story of Prometheus, much like Milton's Satan in Paradise Lost, tends to divide humanity into camps. There are those who sympathise with Milton's Satan, who see him as a hero, seeking redress for the shame heaped upon him by the creation and elevation of Man, a figure seeking his independence and dignity. Similarly, many …

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THE INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL ON BIBLICAL INERRANCY

What is this post about? It is about the argument between those who use the expression "biblical inerrancy" and those use the expression "biblical literalism". Those who say we can trust the Bible use the expression "biblical inerrancy". Those who say we cannot trust the Bible use the expression "biblical literalism". Oddly, Bing and Google …

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Another Novus Ordo Sunday

Another episode in the life of a dying Catholic parish. __ Scoop

Smoke of Satan & the Open Windows of Vatican II

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Well, the beat goes on. There is something I could say about every Mass at my parish that would leave real Catholics scratching their heads or shaking them in disbelief; from the homilies, to the music, to the overuse of the laity and to the overall disrespect for the Eucharist (forgive them Father for they know not what they do).

This morning I was treated to a truly scandalous treat for those who find a scandal exciting. A high school girl apparently brought a non-Catholic to Mass with her. I noticed her because she kept talking to her friend and “explaining” the Mass (which obviously she was non qualified to do) as the Mass progressed.

As we were nearing the reception of the Eucharist, she showed her friend how to receive it in the hand. So, of course, she presented herself to a woman who was acting as a faux…

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STRENGTH LIES IN DIFFERENCES, NOT IN SIMILARITIES

Strength lies in differences, not in similarities. — Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (from here (medium.com)) We live in a republic that is slowly dying. Why? We don't learn -- we don't teach our children -- how to be the citizens of a republic. We teach our children about their rights, …

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