Monthly Archives: June 2005

Siths and absolutes

Only a Sith believes in absolutes. So says Obi Wan Kenobi to Anakin Skywalker in the new(er) Star Wars film. The line apparently was intended to make a political point against the current presidential administration, and it has all the … Continue reading

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Happy Endings

Too many Christians live like there’s no happy ending. But there is! The fairy tales point to it, as does our longing for security and a family reunion. Any sacrifice or suffering in this life is dwarfed by the unending … Continue reading

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Lewis on religion gone bad

When Catholicism goes bad it becomes the world-old, world-wide religion of amulets and holy places and priest craft; Protestantism, in its corresponding decay, becomes a vague mist of ethical platitudes.

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About this little matter of salvation…

On Saturday, CSpan ran an interview with someone named Bruce Feiler. Mr. Feiler has apparently been out to show that Jews, Christians, and Muslims have a common heritage. As it relates to avoiding bloodshed, this is laudable enough. But throughout … Continue reading

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