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Amazing Grace–A Lenten Post

During a British conference on comparative religions, experts from around the world were discussing whether any one belief was unique to the Christian faith. They began eliminating possibilities. Incarnation? Other religions had different versions of gods appearing in human form. Resurrection? Again, other religions had accounts of return from death. The debate went on for… Continue reading Amazing Grace–A Lenten Post

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Classy Kate vs Princess Pushy

In terms of British history and society, "Waity Katy" Middleton scaled a far greater obstacle in her path to marriage to an English prince than that of racism.  She overcame the "class" distinction. Her parents were from upper-middle -class families--not "noble," not even "aristocratic"--and they met while he was working as an air traffic controller… Continue reading Classy Kate vs Princess Pushy