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Bleak Theology: Hopeful Science

Day: June 8, 2017

Tommy, Kipling and Vega.

Suzanne Vega gets this right. The soldier came knocking upon the queen’s door He said, “I am not fighting for you any more” The queen knew she’d seen his face someplace before And slowly she let him inside. He said, “I’ve watched your palace up here on the hill And I’ve wondered who’s the woman […]

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The duties of the elite [Deut 16]

The law of the land. Locally, we would say “Yeah, right”. Half the laws the elite write are what they call aspirational and I would call petty tyranny, to be ignored or mocked. Laws are needed. Judges are needed. But laws should be few, reflect the laws of God, and consider acts. Not thoughts or […]

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