Daily Archives: May 21, 2018

Mysteries Of The Bible: What Does Pentecost/Shavuot Have To Do With Resurrection?

Over this Pentecost weekend, quite a few speakers that I listened to sought to connect Pentecost (which the Jews call Shavuot) with the resurrection of Jesus Christ.  And admittedly this is not a difficult connection to make.  Nevertheless, if we … Continue reading

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Are We Different Stones In The Same Building?

Were you thinking of what Paul said when he told the brethren of Ephesus and neighboring congregations that we were being put together as stones on the foundation of the Apostles and prophets when you wrote your lengthy allegory comparing … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Place In The Country

A Place In The Country, by W.G. Sebald I must say that for the most part I am not particularly enthusiastic about the writers/artists that W.G. Sebald finds to be particularly inspirational in this book.  That said, I did find … Continue reading

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Book Review: On The Natural History Of Destruction

On The Natural History Of Destruction, by W.G. Sebald Having never read any of Sebald’s prose writing before, I did not know what to expect when reading this book on the writing about the destruction of Germany from an insider … Continue reading

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Book Review: Across The Land And the Water

Across The Land And The Water:  Selected Poems, 1964-2001, by W.G. Sebald Having previously seen that W.G. Sebald could handle longer poems with considerable skill, I read this book hoping that he could handle shorter poems as well and I … Continue reading

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Book Review: After Nature

After Nature, by W.G. Sebald I find it rather serendipitous how I encounter some writers.  As a fond reader of good contemporary poetry [1], I might have encountered his works eventually at random in the library.  However, it so happened … Continue reading

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