Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Truth about Halloween

TIZ THAT Time of the year again when accusations will fly: you stole our holidays!  You’re being Satanic! We will be bombarded with bad history and bad social science and bad theology. I won’t even bother to link to the … Continue reading

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The feast of Christ the King

Crown Him with many crowns, the Lamb upon His throne.Hark! How the heavenly anthem drowns all music but its own.Awake, my soul, and sing of Him who died for thee,And hail Him as thy matchless King through all eternity. Crown … Continue reading

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Illiteracy and Superstition

Recently I’ve been listening to a lot of people talk about books, specifically books in the Christian tradition.  Some people seem to want to imagine that the advent and popularity of digital media means something (bad) for Christianity as a … Continue reading

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Columbus Day, 1984

This essay was first published in 1994, as it’s Columbus Day Weekend, I’ve recycled it. Iwasn’t Christian at that time so long ago, as you can tell by the closing comments, but I ask your prayers for Bessie Mae: may … Continue reading

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