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Entries from September 2005

The Opposite of Doubt

September 3rd, 2005 by Jason · 3 Comments

I have a lot of faith. But I am also afraid a lot, and have no real certainty about anything. I remembered something Father Tome had told me—that the opposite of faith is not doubt, but certainty. Certainty is missing the point entirely. Faith includes noticing the mess, the emptiness and discomfort, and letting it […]

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Tags: reading corner · theology

katrina

September 3rd, 2005 by isaac · No Comments

I am sure everyone else knows a whole lot more about all the devestation from hurricane Katrina, so I won’t try to make any comments. It is just so tragic. I just wanted to pass along the address of my church’s disaster relief efforts. The Mennonite church has a disaster relief division that is set […]

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Tags: life

linguistic empires

September 2nd, 2005 by isaac · No Comments

After a summer in California, I am back in NC for my third and final year at Duke Divinity School. I always have so many thoughts running through my head and need to work them out by posting on them, and hope for some response, the beginning of a conversation. But my problem is school. […]

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Tags: reading corner · theology