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Clement Criticises Most Men for Believing God has a Body

From Stomata Book 5 Now the sacrifice which is acceptable to God is unswerving abstraction from the body and its passions. This is the really true piety. And is not, on this account, philosophy rightly called by Socrates the practice … Continue reading

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basil criticizes the jews for believing God has a body

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origen criticizes the jews for believing God has a body

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justin martyr criticizes the jews for believing God has a body

From DIALOGUE WITH TRYPHO: And again, when He says, ‘I shall behold the heavens, the works of Thy fingers,’ unless I understand His method of using words, I shall not understand intelligently, but just as your teachers suppose, fancying that … Continue reading

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The Cheap Value of Life under Communism

From the Gulag Archipelago: The interrogators had neither voice nor strength left to threaten and torture; they had one universal method: feed the prisoners nothing but salty food and give them no water.  Whoever coughed up gold got water!  One … Continue reading

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pagels on the tension between paul and james

Noted scholar Elaine Pagels points out the tension between the teachings of Paul and the teachings of James and the Twelve: Paul’s impassioned preaching soon attracted a considerable following of Gentiles in the Syrian city of Antioch, but it also … Continue reading

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Fracking Primer

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