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When a moment's significance does not compute

By The Rev’d Curtis Farr

I was tremendously unprepared to visit the Holy Land. Logistically, my plans were resolute—the two-week course on “The Palestine of Jesus” was absolutely all-inclusive, and I even had purchased travel insurance for my airfare. 488 more words

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Who would Jesus torture? Poll suggests majority of U.S. Christians support "enhanced interrogation"

by Ken Howard

If, as this article and poll implies, a majority of Christians believe that torture is justifiable, then Christianity has failed in its teaching mission, and we who call ourselves Christians (literally, “little Christs”), as a body, have betrayed our founder. 76 more words

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The Beatitudes - A Reflection

By The Rev’d Curtis Farr

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. 286 more words

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Nov 1 - All Saints

The Feast of All Saints
1 November

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From the Satucket Lectionary

[Note that these readings are from the old Episcopal Lectionary… 2,475 more words

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