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Augustine of Hippo: The God of salvation is the Lord Jesus, which is interpreted Saviour, or Healing One

About His resurrection also the oracles of the Psalms are by no means silent.

For what else is it that is sung in His person in the… 421 more words


...It Takes a Train to Cry

Bob Dylan in the train from Dublin to Belfast. Photo by Barry Feinstein, 1966

“Well, I ride on a mailtrain, baby
Can’t buy a thrill… 354 more words


On Life

People get just about everything backwards. It’s one of our strongest “gifts”. Maybe “propensities” would be a better word. As a broken and sinful people, we have the seriously unfortunate tendency to call light “darkness” and up “down”. 2,497 more words

Philosophy And Religion

False and foolish visions

Lamentations 2:14: Your prophets have seen for you false and deceptive visions; they have not exposed your iniquity to restore your fortunes, but have seen for you oracles that are false and misleading. 1,118 more words


St Augusitne's Notes on Psalm 22

Text in red are my notations.

1. “To the end,” for His own resurrection, the Lord Jesus Christ Himself speaketh.   For in the morning on the first day of the week was His resurrection, whereby He was taken up, into eternal life See Jn 20:1-17), “Over whom death shall have no more dominion.”(Rom 6:9).   2,191 more words


Sapientia Aegypti

Sapientia Aegypti

“Yet it must be confessed that before Moses there had already been, not indeed among the Greeks, but among barbarous nations, as in Egypt, some doctrine which might be called wisdom, else it would not have been written in the Holy Books that Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians.” 117 more words

St Augustine's Notes on Psalm 51

This post has only been partially edited (i.e., the scripture citations added).

1. Neither must this multitude’s throng be defrauded, nor their infirmity burthened. Silence we ask, and quiet, in order that our voice, after yesterday’s labour, be able with some little vigour to last out. 7,126 more words