Monthly Archives: March 2011

A Female Heretic Apostle!

In the story of the unnamed woman at the well, our author,John, seems to think that where this story takes place is much more important than her name.  In the Orthodox tradition, she is given the name Photini – or … Continue reading

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Tranfiguring Ourselves

Catholics have a habit of genuflecting or bowing before the tabernacle whenever they enter a Catholic church.  This is our way of showing respect to the mysterious Presence of Jesus in the Bread, which has from earliest times, been reserved … Continue reading

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Sand or Rock?

When I was a college student, at the U of Wisconsin, most professors did not insist on mandatory attendance.  As long as the student passed the exams, it didn’t matter when or even if he attended class.  This was great … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy…really??

It is an ironic consequence of our technological age that we worry about our lives more than ever.  On the one hand, medical science has made incredible strides, to the point that almost no one even considers that they might … Continue reading

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