Daily Archives: April 18, 2018

On (Not) Writing To Bishops In The Letters Of Ignatius Of Antioch

Ignatius of Anticoh is one of the most intriguing and certainly controversial of the Apostolic Fathers, and one of the areas of controversy that is particularly notable is his choice of recipients of his letters.  On the course of his … Continue reading

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Two Conversations Concerning The Relationship Between Obedience And Divine Favor

In a lonely and remote Alpine valley two learned peasant bible scholars talk while ploughing the soil with a couple of oxen shared by themselves and their much persecuted fellow brethren.  One of them says to the other, “Brother, have … Continue reading

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Album Review: Playlist: The Best Of Five For Fighting

Although this album was never released in the United States (at least to my knowledge), the album is pretty easily available on cheap imports, so there’s that.  The real criteria that matters for an album like this one is whether … Continue reading

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Album Review: Slice

I must admit that I have a great fondness for the music of Five For Fighting.  Suffice it to say that I own most of the project’s albums, although I bought most of them before I reviewed everything and they … Continue reading

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