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Towards A Theology Of Creation In Thomas Merton’s Writings

While the subject of the theology of Creation is far too large a one to tackle in the course of a modest piece of writing like this, it is worthwhile at least to write some about it and about where … Continue reading

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Book Review: The War Of Art

The War Of Art:  Break Through The Blocks And Win Your Inner Creative Battles, by Steven Pressfield This book is one of those volumes where the author gets to relish in being a jerk and views himself as superior to … Continue reading

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What You Heard Is Different Than What I Said

This past Sabbath when I was teaching the Sabbath school lesson on Samuel, I had an interesting experience that I happened to find very Nathanish, and perhaps it is something that you will be able to relate to as well.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Awakening The Planetary Mind

Awakening The Planetary Mind:  Beyond The Trauma Of The Past To A New Era Of Creativity Even the worst of books, and this book is certainly pretty close to that, can be immensely helpful.  In this case, the author provides … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ethics Of Ambiguity

The Ethics Of Ambiguity, by Simone de Beauvior What is it that makes this book so terrible?  Is it the futility of seeking to enshrine an absolutist view of ethics that is based on self-chosen existentialist grounds rather than to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Glimpses Of The Devil

Glimpses Of The Devil:  A Psychiatrist’s Personal Accounts Of Possession, Exorcism, And Redemption, by M. Scott Peck I’m not exaggerating when I say that this is a pretty terrifying read.  For some reason, I have read a fair amount of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Devil’s Dictionary

The Devil’s Dictionary:  Complete And Unabridged, by Ambrose Bierce The author was a Civil War veteran and a notoriously sardonic man most famous for this book.  This book is evidence that even when someone is deliberately trying to be on … Continue reading

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The Shadow Of The Day Will Embrace The World In Gray

Yesterday, as I was sitting and reading and enjoying my dinner and occasionally looking up to see college football scores, I happened to hear a song that I have not heard for a while on the radio, though it is … Continue reading

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The Trace Of Our Tears

There are some things that are a mystery when you are on the ground but which can become far more visible when looked at from a great distance.  For example, when one looks from the sky or from space, it … Continue reading

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Into An Angel Of Light

2 Corinthians 11:14 gives us one of the more characteristic discussions of Satan’s deceptiveness when Paul says:  “And no wonder! For Satan himself transforms himself into an angel of light.”  Recently, in the discussion to another writing of mine, one of my readers … Continue reading

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