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Briefly Noted

It is a widespread and ecumenical complaint that most of the academic work of biblical interpretation today is useless for preaching, praying, or the life of the Church. Leroy Huizenga, author of the excellent study of St. Matthew’s Gospel The New Isaac (2009) has, since he converted to . . . . Continue Reading »

Archimedes Quatrain

Jerusalem, fulcrum of our uplift, Is not this rough plank the Cross, laid aslant Golgotha, The lever with which the philosophers boasted They could move the world? — Amit Majmudar Photo by Stefie Zawa on Unsplash. Image . . . . Continue Reading »

Conscience and Authority

Nothing is more common in life than a seeming tension between the freedom of individuals and the authority of communities and their designated leaders. From individual citizens who must set aside their own desires and obey laws they think unwise, to athletes who must subordinate their individual . . . . Continue Reading »

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