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The Virtue Trap

I generally identify with the tax collector in today’s Gospel reading: Luke 18:9–14. That’s okay, since emulating “those who were convinced of their own righteousness,” despising everyone else, is a bad idea. The problem wasn’t what the Pharisee was doing. … Continue reading

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Humility isn’t Being Delusional

Truthfulness and humility are virtues, pride is a sin, and we’re supposed to practice humility.1 So Olympic athletes should say they’re puny? Small wonder some folks think faith makes no sense. Accepting Reality Humility is a good idea, within reason: … Continue reading

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