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Life

Thursday Patristics.

Ignatius preaches against the ongoing issue of Gnosticism: that all that matters is the spiritual and quietism and spirituality, and not any practical good or outworking of holiness. We do good not because this earns us salvation. That work is completed: we do good so that the sickness of the world is minimized, and we […]

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Life

Faux Tories will not save the vulnerable.

The euthanasia bill passed last night, and the two biggest right wing blogs in NZ think that this is a good thing. I campaigned against it, annoying the sponsor, who is now being praised to the skies. The BFD quoted a paper that hounded its now crippled founder. The legacy of euthanasia campaigner Lecretia Seales […]

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Lectionary

14 November 19

I am not very charitable tonight, reading tomorrow’s lectionary. For reasons I’ve mentioned. In this time, the people of the truth and beauty and nonour will turn to Christ, for converging with the spirit of this age is to align with the Green Death Cult, and live in fear of their ritual five minutes of […]