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“Raving Politics”

Quite a few parts of the Bible don’t talk about forgiveness. But quite a few do, and they’re not just in the New Testament. This morning’s second reading doesn’t mention forgiveness directly, but the verse right after it does. They … Continue reading

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More Disasters

The good news is that folks on the Gulf Coast probably won’t be affected by Hurricane Irma. Not directly. Cleanup and rebuilding there is taking a back seat to news of this weekend’s hurricane and Mexico’s major earthquake. I’ll be … Continue reading

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Floods, Harvey, and Climate

Harvey is currently centered over Louisiana. It’s a big storm, so part of it is still over Texas. When Harvey was a hurricane, wind was a problem. Now it’s water. At least 33 folks have died. Many drowned. (NPR, BBC … Continue reading

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Harvey Over Texas

Harvey’s in the news, a lot, and probably will be for days. I noticed stuff piling up in my notes, and decided that getting part of my ‘Friday’ post done early was a good idea. Superlatives “Unprecedented?” Maybe In the … Continue reading

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