Category Archives: John Stamps

Not Returning Evil for Evil: Simone Weil’s Advice in Troubled Times

by John Stamps I’ve been thinking… In a world convulsed with horrific suffering, what can we do that won’t contribute to the sum total of misery and evil? We hunger and thirst for justice. But we also don’t want to … Continue reading

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St Symeon the New Theologian and the Quest of the Historical Jesus

by John Stamps You might ask yourself, what possibly could an 11th century Byzantine monk (949-1022) have to say that is the least bit relevant to the Quest of the Historical Jesus? In a nutshell, the Quest of the Historical … Continue reading

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Not Returning Evil for Evil: Simone Weil’s Advice in Troubled Times

by John Stamps I’ve been thinking… In a world convulsed with horrific suffering, what can we do that won’t contribute to the sum total of misery and evil? We hunger and thirst for justice. But we also don’t want to … Continue reading

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