Monthly Archives: April 2011

East and West Alike: Risen from the Dead!

After posting part of the lyrics to the Paschal Troparion this morning, I discovered that these “ancient Christian” lyrics from the East have been put to a new setting by a “contemporary Christian” from the West.  (Disclaimer: I generally detest … Continue reading

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Bestowing life: Christ is risen!

The Risen Christ: Exiting the Cathedral, Going into the World (photo taken in Sevilla, Spain, Easter 2006) Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death— and upon those in the tombs bestowing life! Christ is Risen! Christ … Continue reading

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Jesus was at table with friends…

Academic “hell week” occurs the last week of the semester.  Christian “Holy Week” occurs the week before Easter. This year they coincided. My last day of seminary, my last class, my last worship service, my last free lunch, my last … Continue reading

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Civil Rights in Georgia under attack: HB87

A few hours ago the Georgia state legislature passed a bill rivaling Arizona’s immigration bill in severity. Atlanta Journal-Constitution article here. If you are a person of faith reading this blog, you should be particularly interested in the ONE Christian … Continue reading

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A letter from the past

The following is an e-mail from the past, composed on December 28, 2010, and sent into the future (now the present) through FutureMe.org. My dearest Self, “I will give you the treasures of darkness and riches hidden in secret places, … Continue reading

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