Archives for Dec 3, 2011 @ 18:01

O Come, O Come Emmanuel

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Tim Tebow, a view

From USAToday, applying some culture war hermeneutic to Tim Tebow, and while I’m at it, take a good look at Patton Dodd’s Patheos Press e-book about Tebow: Tim Tebow’s football credentials are impeccable. A Florida Gator pedigree, aHeisman Trophy winner, twice a BCS national champion, and one of the greatest college football players of all time, [Read More…]

Saturday Book Review: Yvonne Tazbeck Haddad

This review is by Joe Canner, and I’m thankful for his careful reading of this book on one of the most sensitive topics in the world today. Becoming American? The Forging of Arab and Muslim Identity in Pluralist America (Baylor University Press) is a brand new book that provides a concise history of Arab and [Read More…]

Weekly Meanderings

Exceptional, exceptional article about Fred Craddock, one of our best preachers. LaVonne on the revisions in the Catholic mass: “The bishops have spoken, or at least succumbed. This weekend American Catholics began saying new words at mass. Well, perhaps new is incorrect – the aim of the revised liturgy is to bring back older words that [Read More…]