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Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! In celebration I thought I would share portions of “The Prayer of St. Patrick”  known as the “Lorica” or “Breastplate.” The Prayer of St. Patrick I arise today…

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,500 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it

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So if this is true…

So, if this is true (which I contend that it is): Theology proceeds from God, teaches us about God, and leads us back to God in worship (Aquinas). — Burk Parsons (@BurkParsons) May 31, 2011 Why do Christians then run

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Sharing the Gospel: Communicating Truth and Celebrating Trust

Being reformed (that is, committed to the whole counsel of God in terms of its thought, teaching, and common threads) can, if one is not careful, sap the vitality and life out of ones persistence in prayer and zeal for

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The Church, The Table, and Role-Play

Editors Note: The following block-quotes are from Peter Leithart’s Westminster Theological Journal article: The Way Things Really Ought to Be: Eucharist, Eschatology, and Culture “Despite well-founded objections, ritual theory can serve as a useful corrective to the myopia of some

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