Category Archives: Anthropological

Self-mortification, miscommunication

I think Mother is having difficulty understanding my recent interest in self-mortification and I hope my good friend Damsel of the Faith does not mind if I borrow from some of her posts in order to qualify some statements. Mother … Continue reading

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Dr. Mark Purchase

I’ve been going back and forth with Dr. Mark Purchase for a little bit now and today I thought was pretty funny. Hi Daniel You wrote, >>Honestly, I had no idea that Stephanie Pappas was an atheist and antagonistic toward … Continue reading

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Met. Kallistos Ware on the Ordination of Women in the Orthodox Church

“Man, Woman and the Priesthood of Christ”, Women and the Priesthood, 5-53. It is a common theme of Met. Kallistos Ware to caution hastiness in the Church on a variety of different issues. He cites Isaiah 28:16 which reads “He … Continue reading

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Women’s Ordination and the Bible (pt. 2)

Dr. Gibbs explores some of the “clobber texts” used on the other side of the women’s ordination debate. I find the efforts of the Evangelical feminists admirable though there were some serious errors in his hermeneutical approach to 1 Corinthians. … Continue reading

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What If the Arians Had Won?

I must state, I am a little bit disappointed that Professor MacCulloch didn’t really seem to answer this question, however, I think some of his points were great. For instance, would the Arians have enacted the bureaucratic inquisition as did … Continue reading

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A Female Bishop

According to one source, St. Brigid was apparently ordained to the episcopate. Feminist scholars sometimes use this to support the position that women can be ordained. But apparently not all feminist scholars are convinced of this (this is primarily because … Continue reading

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In Case You Were Wondering

I often get accused of being a liberal democrat by neo-conservatives and being a conservative republican by neo-liberals. Took a quiz today because I was writing about the political history of Spanish conquest in the Americas for a paper due … Continue reading

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On Pirates and Privateers

I guess the conversation started last Thursday in my class on Europe’s Reformations. The professor was talking about the Hussite heresy and how John Huss was burned for his heresy. The heresy was of teaching communion in both kinds. I … Continue reading

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