Monthly Archives: June 2005

Huh?

Children, please! Do your homework before you write your report! After centuries of moving apart, the churches formally split in 1054 over several issues, including the primacy of the pope, devotional differences, and Latin demands for priestly celibacy, while the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Unitarian Universalitst Humour

Q: Have you heard the latest UU miracle? A: Someone saw the face of Ralph Waldo Emerson on atortilla. Q: Why can’t Unitarian Universalists sing very well inchoirs? A: Because they’re always reading ahead to see if theyagree with the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Shelby Foote, RIP

From Touchstone’s Mere Comments: Civil War historian Shelby Foote died Monday night at the age of 88. Foote is known not only for his historical work, but for his friendships. A Mississippian, Foote knew William Faulkner and Flannery O’Connor as … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

You Might Be An Orthodox Fundamentalist IF …

10) Your parish church school curriculum consists of: The Rudder. 9) You’ve not shaved in years, but are spending your child’s inheritance on hair conditioner. 8) Your church services are longer than the Super Bowl, but shorter than “Roots.” 7) … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

White Cars Are for the Birds, Etc

There’s a new Orthodox Bookstore Website … right here. In addition to Dawn’s & my comments on the recent Billy Graham Crusade, HERE’s Jan Bear’s. Touchstone: If the heretics deny scripture outright and the liberals reinterpret it to the specifications … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Ordination of Bill Clinton

Billy Graham says Bill Clinton would make an excellent evangelist. (Not to mention the Rev’s endorsement of Hil for Prez.) Lord. Have. Mercy. Read it H E R E. Graham called the Clintons “wonderful friends” and “a great couple,” quipping … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Exorcism-Crucifixion Convent is Closed

A convent where a Romanian nun was crucified during an apparent exorcism ritual was not sanctified by the church and has been closed, an Orthodox Church official said today. Bishop Corneliu Barladeanu, who is in charge of the Vaslui province, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment