Archive: January, 2012

Gleanings 1

Gleanings: These are things I stumbled on in the course of what is obviously not very systematic reading.   Some stood out because of what they said, others because of the way they said it.

"Infinity dwindled to infancy".  This is the suggestive title of a recent book on the incarnation by Edward J Oakes, SJ.  Published by Eerdmans.

"With its preaching Christianity stands or falls."P T Forsyth

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Doing God

Ever since Alastair Campbell issued his famous ‘We don’t do God’ decree in 2003, politicians have regarded religion as extremely bad for their image.  They do do atheism, of course.  Everyone knows that Ed Milliband and Nick Clegg are atheists, yet they’re riding high on the backs of the secular and gay votes.  But we don’t do God.

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