Daily Archives: 7 May 2019

Another Day Another School Shooting

In America either children at school can be safe or the @nra can be safe. The @gop has chosen and we all know who. And it isn’t our children.

Posted in Modern Culture

If Only There Had Been a Good Guy With a Gun there To Defend Him…

Or at least that’s what the @NRA likes to say.

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Michael Langlois, The Mesha Inscription, and An Interview

ML writes I was interviewed by the Times of Israel on the possible mention of King David’s dynasty on the Mesha stele. This mention was first suggested by André Lemaire and recently rejected by Israel Finkelstein, Nadav Na’aman and Thomas … Continue reading

Posted in Archaeology


Meanwhile let the sinner continue sinning, and the unclean continue to be unclean; let the upright continue in his uprightness, and those who are holy continue to be holy.  Look, I am coming soon, and my reward is with me, to … Continue reading

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Nothing New

When St. Jerome’s foe criticized him, he wrote His revilings are but the echoes of other men’s voices, and his ignorance is so deep that even his abuse is not his own, but he employs against us the ravings of … Continue reading

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Exorcism Conference

It sounds like the start of a joke – a Catholic, a Lutheran and a Protestant walk into a room to talk about the devil – but a conference on exorcisms to be held this week in Rome will be … Continue reading

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‘Unless You Repent…’

“It was just about this time that some people arrived and told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with that of their sacrifices. At this he said to them, ‘Do you suppose that these Galileans were worse … Continue reading

Posted in Bible