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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

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
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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Photobucket changes policy

I have been hosting my blog images on Photobucket since I first started blogging 13 or 14 years ago. It has always allowed, without charge, what is called “third-party hosted images.” But they have now changed their policy. They have … Continue reading

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