2nd Sunday in Advent

S. Advent 2.19 “Two Ways” Matt. 3:1-12     The December issue of First Things has an excellent article by Michael McClymond called “The Opiate of the Theologians”. Prof. McClymond argues that universalism—the notion that God has to save everyone in order to be a God we could

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1st Sunday in Advent

S. Advent 1.19 “First and Last” Matt. 24:36-44     If you’ve ever been to Jerusalem, if you’ve ever stood on the temple mount (from which you can see the Mt. of Olives across a steep valley, barely a mile away) this passage from Isaiah in our Old

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