Advent: The Smoldering Stump and the Branch

In Advent, the Inconceivable One was conceived in the flesh.
This is the season of waiting, of imagination; this is the season of a pregnant pause, where the audience knows what’s coming, but the author waits to deliver the punchline. This is not the season to mourn the Incarnate Word who was silent before his shearers, nor is it the season to mourn that the Author of Life lies dead in a tomb. This is the season to wait for the Word to be mute, only able to cry and scream, to wordlessly call us to repentance. 

This is the season  of waiting, of building up hope against all odds, that God is faithful to his promises.

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The Ten Words and the Ethical Dimension of Israel

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The Ten Words are repeated twice in the Bible: once in Exodus 20 and again in Deuteronomy 5. What is the purpose of them being repeated in Deuteronomy?

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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This blog post will serve as a master post containing any OFFICIAL (that is, trailers, teasers, TV spots, or official tie-in material, panels, actor accounts or confirmations) information we have received about The Force Awakens (2015) so far. NOTHING unofficial will be reported here: this post will contain no rumors unless officially confirmed, so this post will be generally free from true spoilers the average fan could not find easy access to. Continue reading “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”