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Apr 2008
3

Quality vs. price

There is scarcely anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse, and sell a little more cheaply. The person who buys on price alone is this man’s lawful prey. John Ruskin
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Apr 2008
1

Humility and the popes

Susie and I recently returned from a few days in Rome, courtesy of her great aunt. I have wanted to visit the Eternal City for years, mostly to see the Roman ruins, which are, well, ruins, but still s..

Mar 2008
7

Evangelical humility

Evangelicals need to approach their theological formulae with more humility than in the past. It is the scriptural word that is infallible, not our ever imperfect attempts to restate it in appropriate..

Mar 2008
6

Politics

The word ‘politics’ is derived from the word ‘poly’, meaning ‘many’, and the word ‘ticks’, meaning ‘blood sucking parasites’. Larry Hardiman
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Jan 2008
24

Predestination and responsibility

Matthew 18.7 says this: ‘Woe to the world for temptations to sin! For it is necessary that temptations come, but woe to the one by whom the temptation comes!’ We have here an example of how difficult ..

Jan 2008
4

The Sun

There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun. Pablo Picasso

Dec 2007
16

Explosions

Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining. Jef Raskin
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Dec 2007
8

Free Speech

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. Soren Kierkegaard

Nov 2007
25

Barth on Mary and Jesus

Given Barth’s well-known polemical style, this quotation is perhaps not that surprising: Mariology is an excrescence, i.e. a diseased construct of theological thought. Excrescences must be exised. Bar..

Nov 2007
10

Barth on the Trinity

Barth, subtle as always: All theological favouritisms are... forbidden: the one-sided belief in God the Father which was customary in the Enlightenment; the so-called Christocentrism which Pietism lov..