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1minion invites god in – always room for hope

forgive any lack of caps and such as i pick type with broken wrist. this is pg 28 of joyce rupp’s book (see other entries under tag:inviting god in) The lord God will wipe away the tears from all faces. … Continue reading

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Atheist Scruples: war criminals

The question: You have an older acquaintance whom you suspect was a member of the Nazi SS. Do you report him to the authorities? The edition I pull these questions from came from the mid 1980s so sometimes the questions … Continue reading

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Banned Book Club – Catch-22

What’s the catch? For Captain John Yossarian and the rest of the characters in Joseph Heller’s classic novel it was Catch-22, a semi-unofficial rule best explained by the author. From chapter five: Orr was crazy and could be grounded. All … Continue reading

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Then again, there could be oil under the Jesus mountain statue…

The story that doesn’t quit. First: despite the efforts of Montana’s congressional delegation, the very land the statue stands on is susceptible to future mining, oil and gas drilling, and geothermal development. Democratic senators Max Baucus and Jon Tester have … Continue reading

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“That mountain was Jesus-free for all but a few years of its natural history.”

I ran across more about yesterday’s Jesus statue story. Turns out the Freedom From Religion Foundation contacted the U.S. Forest Service regarding the religious-themed statue on government property. Does making a fuss about statues and property make FFRF seem petty, … Continue reading

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Ask and ye shall receive: more Jesus statue news

Actually, I was just hoping for something vaguely Jesus-looking that I could mock, but this story will do: MOUNTAIN JESUS IN JEOPARDY! (It looks more serious when it’s all caps.) After being denied a permit renewal to keep a memorial … Continue reading

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Make #endrapeinwar a trending topic today

Today is a Day of Action and the Nobel Women’s Initiative is keen to bring this to attention: Sexual violence takes place in every region of the world and includes rape, sexual slavery, forced prostitution, mutilation, forced pregnancy and sterilization. … Continue reading

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Quotable Soldier

From an article entitled Serving in Iraq killed my faith in God: I asked myself how could there be some guy in the sky watching over this mess? How was there a God who was fine with Luke being killed, … Continue reading

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Sounds of Sunday – the Jimi Hendrix experience

More to point, Experience Hendrix, which is a 20 track compilation album from 1997. This is the fifth disc in the collection the Man so graciously loaned me. Like Revolver and Dylan, there aren’t many songs on here I recognize. … Continue reading

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Morality Movie Monday – Mothra vs. Godzilla

Does it seem like a strange choice for round two of my movie series where I write about morals on camera? Once I get into it, you’ll see the answer is no. Filmed in 1964, Godzilla vs. The Thing (as … Continue reading

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