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Seventeen

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In biblical numerology, seventeen is the number of heads and horns of diabolical significance. It is the number of the day of the Flood. It also numbers the day on which the Ark came to rest, somewhere in the Ararat mountains. Seventeen may choose its own significance…(Read More)

The bishops received reports on the issues of sexual harassment and abuse, and of gun violence. Duncan-Probe said both are matters of evangelism, as the church considers what Jesus and the gospel have to say within and around us that demand a response from the Episcopal church…(Read More)

As though

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In the Gospel of Luke, Jesus asks the crowd, “Who among you, if your child asks for a fish, would give him a snake instead, or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion…(Read More)

This world

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“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may prove what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” (Romans 12:2…(Read More)

The Unholy Trinity conference discussing the intersecting problems of racism, poverty, and gun violence, comes to a close in Chicago today. Yesterday, the conference took their prayer to the streets in a public liturgy calling for systemic change, church support, and the Spirit of God to confront real and deadly problems in this city and…(Read More)

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