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My Church in Sauk Centre, Minnesota: Vandalized

First, the good news. As far as I know, nobody got hurt during last weekend’s incident. That much I could tell from what wasn’t in a metro area station’s news item. “Charges: ‘Very intoxicated’ man admits to vandalism at Sauk … Continue reading

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Marlowe’s “Dr. Faustus,” Freedom, Censorship and Speculation

Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, Sir Francis Bacon and Queen Elizabeth I all lived in England during the late 1500s. An odd lot of history and literature buffs have said that Marlowe, Bacon or someone else wrote Shakespeare’s plays. I suspect … Continue reading

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Killing Prisoners, Valuing Human Life

(From Coconut Creek Police Department(?), via Wikipedia, used w/o permission.)(Suspect arrested, after the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. (2018)) A fervent defense of capital punishment popped up in my social media feeds recently. By the time I went back, looking … Continue reading

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