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Cause and Effect

When something happens…anything…we have a tendency to make a mad dash to uncover causality and assign blame. Some times we do so only in order to reinforce our own beliefs and life decisions. 825 more words

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Can you study the Bible by reading the Qur'an?

In Genesis…

Joseph is Jacob’s youngest son to his fourth baby-mama Rachel, who followed Leah, Bilhah, and Zilpah…

…got to love that biblical and traditional view of marriage! 1,290 more words

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Ken's on Vacation (but there'll be others posting)

I will be away until mid-August for vacation. But I will not leave you postless. Curtis Farr will continue his weekly midrash, and you may see others as well. 9 more words

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Why I Think the Word “Heretic” Should Take an Extended Vacation

by Ken Howard

Lord Sandwich: 

“I have heard frequent use of the words Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy: but I confess myself at a loss know precisely what they mean.”

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HWHM to merge with Paradoxical Thoughts blog in September

The Holy Women, Holy Men blog began as an experiment a little over a year ago, to explore whether there was interest in daily illuminations of the saints depicted in the… 145 more words

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Nothing Separates Us

By The Rev’d Curtis Farr

“…neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rules, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.” 

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Trying to explain the kingdom

By The Rev’d Curtis Farr

Proper 11

I feel really bad for Jesus sometimes. He spent so much energy delivering clever, practical, wonderful illustrations in order to describe the kingdom of heaven. 714 more words

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