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A Dream of the Great Assize

For fifteen years Kayla was an important part of the life of our family. She was a Husky/German Shepherd mix, had a sweet disposition, loved and protected the kids, and adored my wife and me. She also had a wonderful, … Continue reading

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2016 in Review

The most popular articles for 2016 (excluding my Readings in Universalism page, which has been the most popular feature of the blog for the past three years): 1) “Apocatastasis: The Heresy that Never Was” This article was originally written in … Continue reading

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Aging into Medicare

Two weeks ago I was diagnosed with Macular Degeneration. It was not a complete surprise. My mother developed the disease in her 80s, despite the tons of greens and carrots she ate during her lifetime. For those who are unacquainted with … Continue reading

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Hunting for Moby Dick

I have decided to join Captain Ahab in search for the mysterious white whale. I imagine it will take me at least a month or two to make my way through it. Hence you may expect less activity on Eclectic … Continue reading

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Bits of Blog Business

I have made a couple of minor changes to the blog. First, Dr Brian C. Moore now has his very own category in the sidebar, right alongside the Cappadocians, St Athanasius, and T. S. Eliot.  If you want to find … Continue reading

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If not “infernalism,” then what? Suggest an alternative term.

I need your guidance. When it comes to the question of final destiny, there are three basic positions that are advanced in theological discussion:  annihilationism, universalism, and _____.  The annihilationist position declares that the damned will be eventually obliterated out … Continue reading

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Variations on the Song of Songs by Christos Yannaras

I have started to read Variations on the Song of Songs by Christos Yannaras. After reading the first chapter, I see that it will not lend itself to ready blogging. It reads almost like a poem. I wonder what it’s like … Continue reading

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