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Liturgical Explorations – A Prefatory Autobiographical Rumination (Part 2)

(continuing from the last entry…) Several years later, I enrolled at Houghton College, a Christian (Wesleyan) college in Western New York. During the first week of classes, we had nightly services which were a vestigial form of revival services. On … Continue reading

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The Insanity of Our Time — Narcissism and the Dark Night of the Soul

Narcissim: Denial of the True Self is a fascinating book by Alexander Lowen, a leading psychoanalyst discussing the problem of narcissism. Though commonly thought of as simply the dilemma of an over-inflated ego in which one loves themselves excessively, Lowen … Continue reading

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