Category Archives: Meditations

Against realism

Leah Libresco is stymied at this week's edition of her Pope Francis bookclub. (You won't be able to follow the rest of this without reading that post.) I'm not guaranteeing for my own interpretation here, but I think the problem … Continue reading

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My crisis of faith

I'm aware that my continuously starting new series' and then letting them linger unfinished for ages is getting ridiculous. But I can't help myself. This new series is about doubt, rationalization, being mean while debating, and a problem with the … Continue reading

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The prophesy of Caiaphas

So the chief priests and the Pharisees convened the Sanhedrin and said, “What are we going to do? This man is performing many signs. If we leave him alone, all will believe in him, and the Romans will come and … Continue reading

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The stable probably stank

The midnight mass at Christmas Eve attracts a lot of people who don't otherwise go to mass.  Most priests use the opportunity for a missionary homily, designed to explain as much as possible to the cultural Christians while still preserving … Continue reading

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