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Advent, Luke, and Good Advice

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. “He was in the beginning with God.” “the light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it.” “And the Word … Continue reading

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Death, Funerals — and Life

We celebrated my father-in-law’s funeral a week after his death. I’d planned on writing about that, and probably will. But not today. I ended up talking about funerals in general, Psalms and science — it’s about as linear as most … Continue reading

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Another Student Suicide

I can see why a young man like Edward Senior would choose Swansea University. Swansea’s website promises a nearly-ideal environment for students aspiring to careers in medical sciences and practices. “Swansea achieves highest rating for learning and teaching “Swansea University … Continue reading

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Ghosts?

Whether or not I believe in ghosts depends on what’s meant by “believe in” and “ghosts.” And how I see myself, for that matter. I’ll be talking about ghosts and why I think seances are a bad idea. Also, briefly, … Continue reading

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