At the Inlet: June, Part 2 (A marriage and an exile)

Table of Contents and Overview for At the Inlet | Information and ordering instructions for all of our fiction The next day was Pentecost Sunday, always a day of celebration at church, but for Terry everything was a blur.  Monday she came into her office to clean out her things; Prince William would act as …

Anglican Evangelicalism: The Limitations of Augustinian Theology

In a previous post, we discussed the problems of Anglo-Catholics in their walk to Rome.  We've spent a fair amount of time on that; now let's look at the weakness of the other branch of orthodox Anglicanism, the evangelical wing.  Our contention is that Evangelical Anglicans need to take a hard look at their adherence …

Just for Procreation: It Wasn’t Our Idea to Start With

We cannot resist saying something about Washington state's "Defence of Marriage Alliance" and their petition to require hetrosexual couples to have children within three years after marriage or be subject to annulment. To start with, we never based our opposition to gay marriage solely on the ability of heterosexual couples to procreate.  Our idea of …

They Didn’t Like Cole Porter’s Jazz and Negroes Either

The recent story about the woes that Christliche Gemeinde Köln has had with the German government brings up a lot deeper memories than just of a Christian church under persecution of a godless government (although this certainly is a problem here.) It is worth noting that modernity--the thing that comes before post-modernity everybody talks about …

At the Inlet: June, Part 1 (A heartbreaking letter)

Table of Contents and Overview for At the Inlet | Information and ordering instructions for all of our fiction It began as it had before, by the lake in Barlin, only now it was June, and felt like it.  It was still morning, though, so it was neither so hot as to bring things to …

Making a Dangerous Assumption

Dick Morris informs us of the following: “Hillary will be the next president, and she’ll be the worst president we’ve ever seen.” No matter what happens, the situation in Iraq will “assure that the GOP gets massacred in 2008 congressional elections.” In 2010, the Republicans will take back the Congress — “Hillary will give Republicans …

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