One of the favorite American complaints (conspiracy theory) is that Emperor Constantine ruined the Christian Church by bringing it into the government. For instance, Stanley Hauerwas claims: This change in status of what it meant to be Christian, according to Yoder, called forth a new theological development, “namely the doctrine of the invisibility of the […]
Archives for May 2012
For those of you who are Orthodox, the oldest icons show monks wearing hoods. The modern veil that a monk wears in Orthodoxy is a direct descendant of the hood.
The post below was published on the Orthodox Christian Network where I publish a blog a month =========== When I comment on current affairs, even if I am careful not to mention any political party or affiliation, I am more and more often challenged with the statement that I am engaging in politics. I have […]
The story line on 9 Chickweed Lane continues. Unplanned pregnancies, particularly when the woman is left alone are difficult. But for many of those ladies, years later they look back and wonder how they could ever not have wanted the child who is now grown. Yes, I do realize the pain and hardship of being a […]
On 9 Chickweed Lane the discussion about an unplanned pregnancy continues. The author has not yet revealed what is the future for the pregnancy, but he is being very good at pointing out some of the dynamics of what really happens here in the USA. The discussion above is true to life for more than one […]
On a regular basis I have e-mails forwarded to me that purport to tell some true story, most often about a political personage with whom that person disagrees. Once in a while it is about some other personage that is supposed to teach a moral story, but those are fewer. Rarely, some form of health […]
Have you ever heard of or read any stories about Canadian illegal aliens who are inappropriately residing in this country? Of course you have not. But, that is a reality in several states of the United States. Canadians have no problem coming into the USA, nor do they have any problem driving with their Canadian […]