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Is John 6 about the Eucharist? (Why Greek Matters Part 18)

John 6 is an often discussed passage related to the Eucharist, and one which Biblical literalists ironically often want to interpret metaphorically: Jesus is not talking about the Eucharist or any such thing, and certainly nothing remotely Catholic-ish. Eating his … Continue reading

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How to Pray the Daily Office (Part 2) – Introducing the Book of Common Prayer

The Book of Common Prayer was so radical a book, its author got burned at the stake. Phrases from its pages like “Speak now or forever hold your peace,” “Till death us do part,” or “ashes to ashes, dust to … Continue reading

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Resurrection and Justification Part 1

An excerpt from “Saved By His Life” – a new paper I am working on: Since the Protestant Reformation, “justification by faith” has been the articulus stantis et cadentis ecclesiae—the article by which the church stands or falls. Stressing the … Continue reading

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