Monthly Archives: May 2013

Ordinariate priest fisks KJS

Fr. Matthew Venuti examines Katherine Jefferts-Schori’s astonishing take on St. Paul’s deliverance of the slave girl from a demonic spirit of divination.   Here is an excerpt that includes his speculations as to why the Episcopalian leader would come up … Continue reading

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The horrors of modern day exegesis Episcopalian style

My friend New Testament scholar Edith Humphrey posted the following on Facebook this morning: Can’t quite believe what K. Schori draws out of the Acts account where Jesus frees a slave-girl from demons. Taken directly from her sermon are these … Continue reading

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The horrors of female gendercide

The Rose Dinner at the National March for Life is the social event of the season for pro-life people from across the country.  But this year’s keynote speech was important but deeply troubling. Participants in this year’s National March for … Continue reading

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Adoption not abortion

Another story that came out of the National March for Life here in Ottawa May 9. One of the most powerful forms of social justice is adoption, because it unleashes purpose, love, and mercy, says Ryan Bomberger, co-founder of the … Continue reading

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How to convert abortion workers

The annual National March for Life in Ottawa provided lots of opportunity for interesting reporting.  Here’s a link to one of my stories. David Bereit, founder and national director of 40 Days for Life, shared some tips with pro-life high … Continue reading

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Interesting post about where Anglicanism is growing

Norm sent me a link to this article and it is indeed interesting: In the Anglican Communion, at the heart of the devastating conflicts is the demand by activists that their agenda be blessed by the institution. The core of … Continue reading

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Greetings from Rome

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Blogging will be light or non-existent

Hello all, I will be traveling over the next couple of weeks so I doubt I will be blogging much and it may take some time to moderate comments.  

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Poetry and authority

In David Lyle Jeffrey’s lecture last night, he spoke of the importance of poetry in Bible translations and the difficulty of getting the language of Hebrew and Greek idioms right. He also spoke about market-driven translations that immanentize Scripture, gearing … Continue reading

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So what is Anglican patrimony anyway?

Does it include fiddleback vestments?  Christopher Howse at the Telegraph opines: Does Anglican patrimony include fiddleback chasubles? If this question means nothing, do not despair, for it is the ecclesiastical equivalent of an interest that rivet-counters or gricers take in … Continue reading

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