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Bleak Theology: Hopeful Science

Day: January 1, 2018

Interfaith dug into a hill.

This statement is signed by: Bishops, Evangelical Lutherans The Presbyterian Church in America Baptist Federation The USA Council of Catholic Bishops A Muslim Imam However, I have some problems with this, that I will discuss below. For I see a place for Taboo. We acknowledge and affirm that all human beings are created by God […]

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2017 traffic.

Let’s start with the December Statistics, from Statcounter Monthly Stats Report: 1 Dec – 31 Dec 2017 Project: Dark Brightness URL: http://pukeko.net.nz/blog Summary   Page Loads Unique Visits First Time Visits Returning Visits Total 17,670 10,302 6,396 3,906 Average 570 332 206 126 And the Annual Statistics from Statcounter: I installed this in 2015 so […]

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Mary and a kingdom to come.

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I discussed a post about Mary with the mother in law a day ago: she was a lay preacher, once. It opened up a long conversation about the nature of Mary, primarily because of my comment that Mary was flawed. I argue that she was flawed, for the mark of Eve is on women, as […]

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The modern resolutions for the new year.

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My plans to not neatly fit into the calendar. My muse is not a horse, and my passions are banked low and not dependant on the calendar. For this new year, an old poem, obscure, humourous, and trenchantly truthful. On January 1st, 1887, Rudyard Kipling explored the human desire to make New Year’s resolutions in […]

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