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Christian Doctrine (15)

Summary notes on Christian Doctrine1 Chapter 15, “What’s New? The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit”: Moving on to the next paragraph in the Apostles’ Creed, “I believe in the Holy Spirit.” The identity of the Holy Spirit is one issue. … Continue reading

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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

[A sermon on Exodus 3:1-12, the Uniform Series text for Sunday, July 2, delivered at a small church in southern Indiana] Rashi, who is widely recognized as the greatest medieval Jewish commentator on scripture, says that when God tells Moses … Continue reading

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Shehecheyanu

The girls are graduating from high school. It has required delicate logistical negotiations, because their graduations are on the same day, and too far apart, so yesterday we drove seven hours (round trip) to see our niece graduate from technical … Continue reading

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A Brief, Wry Comment on Incarnation

It’s great, but it has its down side. Here’s an example. Nevertheless, as a hermeneutical principle, “the positives exceed the negatives.”

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Qohelet has seen it all

Again I saw that under the sun the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, nor bread to the wise, nor riches to the intelligent, nor favor to the skillful; but time and chance happen … Continue reading

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Shabbat shalom

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