Religion

Spem In Alium

I have never put my hope in any other / but in You, O God of Israel / who can show both anger and graciousness, / and who absolves all the sins / of suffering man / Lord God, / Creator of Heaven and Earth / be mindful of our …

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The Andalusian Illusion – Book Review

By Anne Barbeau GardinerSource: New Oxford Review The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise: Muslims, Christians, and Jews under Islamic Rule in Medieval Spain. By Darío Fernández-Morera. ISI Books. 358 pages. $29.95. American universities with departments of Islamic Studies or Middle Eastern Studies often receive funding from Saudi Arabia, the United …

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¿Por Qué el Verdadero Amor Espera?

El verdadero amor espera. En un mundo en el que se precian los placeres instantáneos y las respuestas fáciles, esta frase te podrá parecer extraña o aun fantasiosa. Sin embargo, en tu interior sabes que dichos placeres y respuestas, aunque tal vez seductores, no contestan tus inquietudes ni llenan tu existencia. Te llamamos a ti, joven que no te conformas con lo superficial y lo mediocre. Te llamamos a ti, joven que buscas las respuestas correctas y la verdadera felicidad.

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The wise men’s gift

For us, children of a then more pious land, it was el gran día (the great day). Three Kings’ Day was, after Christmas, the greatest festivity of the year. It was a special holy day — of sharing, song, and celebration. Young and old alike looked forward to it with merry anticipation.

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Why Rock Music is Boring

Entrevista con Molly GustinBy James McCoy — from the Los Angeles Lay Catholic Mission,  November 1999There are not many hit rock bands whose album liner notes begin with thanks to “Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.” In spite of this, Jars of Clay, a Christian rock band, has not been kept …

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Diálogo Ininteligente

by Philip Pennance A response to Daniel R. Altschuler”s article Diseño Inteligente Ininteligible https://pennance.us/evolution.mp4 Albert Einstein “The bigotry of the nonbeliever is for me nearly as funny as the bigotry of the believer”. Recently, I stumbled across (not hard to do since there are discarded mountains of them all over …

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Physicist blames Christians for global warming

“Pagan emptiness and fears about nature have led to hysteric and extreme claims about global warming. In the past, pagans sacrificed animals and even humans in vain attempts to placate capricious and cruel gods. Today they demand a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions.” —George Cardinal Pell

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