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Four Last Things: George Herbert’s “Judgement”

An Advent Retreat with George HerbertDay Four: Thursday after the First Sunday of Advent In some ways the picture above would go better with yesterday’s poem, but Judgement follows on from Dooms-day, and in some respects are the same. The … Continue reading

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Lenten Readings: Day 15

Creating Dilemmas In today’s second reading in the Daily Office Lectionary Paul continues to build up the consequences of relying on good conduct before the Judgement of God. In the first paragraph today (Romans 2.25-29) Paul uses circumcision as the … Continue reading

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Lenten Readings: Day 13

Wrath and Judgement Paul leaves what he understands to be “sexual depravity” to speak of depravity in general in the last few verses of Chapter 1. The failure to acknowledge God by the light of natural reason and turning to … Continue reading

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