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Resurrection is What God’s Love Looks Like in Public

A Sermon preached on The Sunday of the Resurrection: Easter Sunday at The Anglican Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Kefalas, Crete, Greece The Diocese in Europe|The Church of England April 21, 2019, 11:00 am. Scriptural Readings: Isaiah 65.17-25, Psalm … Continue reading

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Christian Fascism in the USA: Chris Hedges and Authentic Christianity

The good does draw to the good. – Chris Hedges Chris Hedges is an award-winning American journalist who this past January gave the John Albert Hall lecture at the University of Victoria, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The organizers underestimated … Continue reading

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The Epiphany (Yesterday’s Sermon)

A Sermon preached at the Anglican Church of St. Thomas, Kefalas, Crete, Greece 11:00 am January 6, 2018 So, have you taken down the Christmas tree? Have you got all your Christmas decorations put away? The tradition is, of course, … Continue reading

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Brodsky’s Epiphany: “Nativity Poem” (1989)

  Nativity Poem Joseph Brodsky (1940-1996) I’ve posted this before, but its worth repeating. Joseph Brodsky said about himself, “I’m Jewish; a Russian poet, an English essayist – and, of course, an American citizen.” Although born into a Jewish family, … Continue reading

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The Future of Orthodoxy in Greece: An Outsider’s Observations

It is not by accident that I like living in Greece, A big part of it is I have an appreciation for the Eastern Orthodox Church. I own two true icons (“written” i.e. painted directly on wood, and not just … Continue reading

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Gender Fluidity in the Bible

What Happens When Queer Theory is Applied to Scripture? A talk given on March 21, 2018 at the Anglican Parish of St. George the Martyr, Cadboro Bay, in the Municipal District of Saanich, a suburb within Greater Victoria, BC, as … Continue reading

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Resurrection is Justice

A sermon preached at the Parish of St. Dunstan, Gordon Head on Easter Sunday 2018. Gordon Head  is a neighbourhood located in the District of Saanich, which part of the Greater Victoria Region on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Alleluia! … Continue reading

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