I continue to run into people who are ardently committed to climate change doubt or denial. The emotions I mostly feel when I hear their far-fetched claims are sadness and despair for the youth of the world and future generations. The unfounded perspective of climate change denial is dangerous for the health of the earth […]
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C. S. Lewis has said that for every three books we read from our century, we should read one from an earlier century. This is not because other places and other periods of time do not have a lock on truth. Other centuries have many errors, but—and this is Lewis’s point!—they do not share the […]
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In 2020 I’m looking to offer some stronger, more structured, more supported courses in Greek and Latin. Essentially I’m hoping to run some full-year options, although payment and enrolment will be segmented into four quarters. 1,140 more words
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One way to better understand how to take part in shifting the trajectory of climate change is to assess your carbon footprint or that of your family. A carbon footprint is a general calculation of the number of greenhouse gases, measured in the amount of carbon dioxide, created from human activities. It is an estimate […]
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Our worship took a different form as we listened to the cries of Mother Earth using some clips from the documentary Anthropocene: The Human Epoch. Turns out that Mother Earth is a persistent woman which we discovered when we wrestled with the SACRED ONE. Two reflections instead of a sermon. You can follow along with […]
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The following is my homily for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C. The readings can be found here. I know that there are many people in the world that do not believe in miracles, but I had one happen to me last week. It involved ice cream. Okay, so maybe not the “serious” […]
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As a philosopher/theologian and technology zealot, I have come to believe in a supreme being. In the grand scheme of things whatever name you give the “significant other” is fine. When I, as a Christian come to know God I am talking about the Universal Christ. The Christ that has been here at least for the […]
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