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Searching for Our Human Face: Wasteland

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by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. Everyone knows (so why investigate?) that the medieval world was dismissive of the earth. Silly jibes about angels dancing on the heads of pins are used to discredit an entire…

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Searching for Our Human Face: The Nihilism of the Voluntarist Will

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by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. One gets the sense from contemporary pedagogy that freedom and rights are the most precious things that a culture can bestow on its people. Young people know all about MLK…

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Searching for Our Human Face: The False Selves of Modernity

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by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. In A Secular Age, Charles Taylor draws a distinction between the modern and pre-modern self. Here is how he describes a possible experience of falling in love for the pre-modern…

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Searching for Our Human Face: We Are All in Exile

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by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse; therefore choose life that you and your…

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Praying Psalm 41/42

This morning my wife and I prayed Psalm 41/42 as part of our morning office. We use A Psalter for Prayer, which I’m told is based on the old Coverdale translation, though tweaked in light of the Septuagint. After morning prayer … Continue reading

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Memories of a Page

I was appointed a page for the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Jamie Whitten, whose head secretary, Ann Watson, lived a few doors down from us in Arlington and was one of my mother’s best friends. I drove to … Continue reading

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The Risen Christ and the Language of God

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“Jesus answered and said to them, ‘Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.’ The Jews therefore said, ‘It took forty-six years to build this temple, and will you raise it…

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