Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Iconic and the Apophatic: Charles Williams and the Two Ways

I’m not sure when I first read the novels of Charles Williams. Perhaps in seminary. Perhaps in the early 80s. I do know that my copy of The Place of the Lion, for example, originally cost me $2.95. (Was there … Continue reading

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Fr John Behr: We don’t see death today

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Conversations with Poppi: Is Heaven Boring?

Solveig: So when we get to heaven and we’re going to live forever, won’t it get sort of tiresome?  You’ll be there forever and ever and ever and ever and ever … Poppi: That isn’t exactly what the Bible says. … Continue reading

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Back from holiday

My wife and I spent two lovely weeks in the mountains of Western North Carolina. My only complaint is that the change of colors had not really happened yet, apparently due to the wet spring. Comments are back open. I … Continue reading

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Conversations with Poppi: Praying to our Father

Solveig: Let’s talk about the Lord’s Prayer.  We haven’t talked about that. Poppi: Okay. S: “Our Father …” So we’re talking to God … P: And calling him what? S: Father. P: Where did we get that word for him? … Continue reading

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Conversations with Poppi: The Lord’s Prayer

Poppi: Okay. “Our Father …” Solveig: “Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.” P: What does that mean? S: Does it mean, “Thy name is worshiped?” P: It means, “Holy be thy name.” S: “Thy kingdom come …” … Continue reading

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E. L. Mascall: The Most Interesting Theologian in the World

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