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Patristics Thursday.

Ignatius, again, from the Patristics project — ignore the blog and obscure theology, stick to the texts: they are very old but good. CHAPTER II. As to my fellow-servant Burrhus, your deacon in regard to God and blessed in all things, I beg that he may continue longer, both for your honor and that of […]

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Lectionary

7 November 19.

Sometimes the best commentary you have for a text is visual. Paul knew how to make people react. He knew that the person who bought his Roman citizenship would be careful about the rights of it and the laws — the Roman elite knew how to twist such laws to kill — but did not […]