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A Farewell to Kings #rush #bastilleday

When they turn the pages of history When these days have passed long ago Will they read of us with sadness For the seeds that we let grow We turned our gaze From the castles in the distance Eyes cast down On the path of least resistance Cities full of hatred Fear and lies Withered…

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Happy Bastille Day! #rush #bastilleday

There’s no bread, let them eat cake There’s no end to what they’ll take Flaunt the fruits of noble birth Wash the salt into the earth But they’re marching to Bastille Day La guillotine will claim her bloody prize Free the dungeons of the innocent The king will kneel and let his kingdom rise Bloodstained…

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Some Questions for Ordain Women

Joanna Brooks recently expressed some of her concerns about the potential fallout over Kate Kelly’s disciplinary counsel in a column at Religion Dispatches. Progressive Mormons have used the internet to connect with other members who share the same political views, and some of the same questions and concerns about the Church. In light of the…

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There Will Be Sorrow

Michael Austin has a new book about the Book of Job coming out from Greg Kofford Books. I love the Book of Job. It is by far one of the best reads in scripture. It is also one of the most theologically and philosophically rich books in all of the Christian scripture. I came to…

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The Value and Limits of Patriotism

“Then Peter began to speak to them: “I truly understand that God shows no partiality, but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him.” Acts 10:34-35 NRSV To talk about patriotism,  that is, the love of country, is probably going to be an awkward affair for many…