Monthly Archives: January 2013

On Conscience

One might fault a person who converts to a religion out of love of another person for subsequently failing to generate an intrinsic motivation to accept the religion’s tenets which is separate from the love itself. But one would be … Continue reading

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Ain’t No Cure for Love (Leonard Cohen)

I loved you for a long, long time I know this love is real It don’t matter how it all went wrong That don’t change the way I feel And I can’t believe that time’s Gonna heal this wound I’m … Continue reading

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Ne Timeas Maria

Ne timeas Maria, invenisti enim gratiam apud Dominum: ecce concipies in utero et paries filium, et vocabitur Altissimi Filius.

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On Damnation

If we learned in heaven that a minority were in hell, we should look at God to see what he was going to do about it; and if he did nothing, we should look at Jesus to see how this … Continue reading

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Gregory of Nyssa on the Need for Allegory

Gregory of Nyssa, Life of Moses 2.91: How would a concept worthy of God be preserved in the description of what happened if one looked only to the history? The Egyptian (Pharaoh) acts unjustly, and in his place is punished … Continue reading

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Wulfila’s Workshop

I’m at home for a long weekend and decided to try out some of my new hoodoo candle molds – a skull (to influence thought), a pyramid-and-eye mold (for money), with a couple which are more self-explanatory. Thanks for all … Continue reading

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Dixit Dominus

Dixit Dominus Domino meo: Sede a dextris meis, donec ponam inimicos tuos scabellum pedum tuorum. Virgam virtutis tuae emittet Dominus ex Sion: dominare in medio inimicorum tuorum. Tecum principatus in die virtutis tuae, in splendoribus sanctis. Ex utero ante luciferum … Continue reading

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