Tag: Christianity

Charitable Interpretation

Harmonious interaction between bloggers, particularly Christian bloggers, is very important to me. Blogs have tremendous potential for bringing folks of diverse backgrounds together. They can also contribute to fracturing the Body Christ. One courtesy I ask of my commenters is to use "interpretive charity" (aka charitable interpretation). It means, among other things, that we should …

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Not So Lively

Kathryn Lively, long-time keeper of the St. Blog’s Parish Web Ring, isn’t feeling so lively these days. “I’d given too much thought to starting over again with my writing, and maybe this is the sign for me to do something. My books don’t sell, and every missive to a Catholic organization asking for help has …

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The Da Vinci Dog

Priceless! "If you know someone gullible enough to take a pulp airport novel as ‘evidence’ that Jesus Christ was not divine—but rather a horn-dog rabbi eager to “hook-up” with a former hooker, in order to father a race of bumbling French kings…do you really think the answer is to argue with him? Using, you know, …

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Still Amusing the Church to Death

Remember the post I wrote about Chuck Colsen’s critique of trite worship music? I agreed with Colsen’s distaste for “Draw Me Close to You” and its ilk. My buddy Rob didn’t. When discussion on both blogs died, I figured the matter was closed for the time being. I didn’t think the article had legs beyond …

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New St. Blog's Drinking Game

I think it’s about time parishoners in St. Blog’s created a new version of the St. Blog’s drinking game. The Catholic sector of the blogosphere has changed suffieciently to warrant it. Here’s my suggestion for the first new rule: Take a drink whenever Mark Shea uses the word "agitprop". Chug if he engages in debate …

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