Category Archives: Society and Culture

Random yet perhaps inspired

The great weakness of That Hideous Strength is that Lewis didn’t know, or didn’t admit, who the real enemies were.  He portrayed cosmic evil working through cold-hearted scientists and sexual perverts (as he saw lesbians); if he were writing today, … Continue reading

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Bishop Alan’s thoughts on this feast day

Blind Rage Slays Children.  The bishop points out that killing off large numbers of children has been tyranny’s modus operandi for most of human history, and that contemporary Christians are not necessarily doing any better. Thanks to Tree_and_Leaf for introducing … Continue reading

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Peace on earth?

To a practicing Christian, especially on the more Catholic end of the spectrum, Christmas as it is now celebrated doesn’t look very religious; it celebrates human greed and anxiety rather than divine and human generosity, and frantically tries to drive … Continue reading

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