Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Good Samaritan – a perspective by Amy-Jill Levine

I have just received the BAR for Jan/Feb 2012 Amy-Jill Levine shares with the readers a few ideas on the Good Samaritan parable. The following is in her view a summary of four wrong interpretations for different segments of the … Continue reading

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De rire (self-portrait)

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prayer

I said: father, there are not enough trees around to build your boat. This one is mine, and I grew fond of it. I travelled round and round until the whale of time has swallowed me a thousand times and … Continue reading

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To the right and left of ecumenical rituals

The pressure from her grown-up daughter to make an effort and decorate  the house for Christmas and the memories from attending Philip Gould’s, the pollster who helped to create new Labour, funeral gave Jenni Russell the opportunity to share with … Continue reading

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To make sense of sensible men

  I thoroughly enjoyed today’s text in the Opinion section of the Times by Matthew Parris, text titled “Stand up for your faith: tolerance isn’t enough”. Stopping at the title would be misleading as it would give the idea of … Continue reading

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A short-cut to the fast lane – give church a chance

Fat Pastor is a blogger I have just discovered. The name doesn’t say it all, very little in fact. Better check it out following the link or, at least, give the next samples a try: Here When I think of the … Continue reading

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early morning prayer

I’ll try to guess How stuff works I’ll wait for You here To tell me Why

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