Monthly Archives: April 2018

Books read April 2018

BOOKS READ APRIL 2018  Sarah Krasnostein: The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman’s extraordinary life in death, decay & disaster, Melbourne, Text Publishing, 2017. This book is strong meat for queasy readers and also several books in one. First it involves the … Continue reading

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More cavorting with Coleridge on aphorisms ..this time on “Sensibility”.

REFLECTIONS INTRODUCTORY TO MORAL AND RELIGIOUS APHORISMS ON SENSIBILITY. 37.  [This “aphorism” is an extended essay on “Sensibility” in 9 numbered paragraphs with excurses.]   If Prudence, though practically inseparable from Morality, is still not to be confounded with the … Continue reading

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Pinpointing Protestantism with Alister McGrath: Christianity’s Dangerous Idea

The following quotations and comments come from: Alister E. McGrath: Christianity’s Dangerous Idea: The Protestant Revolution—A History From the Sixteenth Century to the Twenty-First, New York, HarperOne, 2007. (478 pages + 78 pages of notes, references and index.) The dangerous … Continue reading

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More cavorting with Coleridge’s aphorisms …this time on “Prudence”

PRUDENTIAL APHORISMS  33. With respect to any final aim or end, the greater part of mankind live at hazard. They have no certain harbour in view, nor direct their course by any fixed star….It is not, however, the less true, … Continue reading

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Books read March 2018

BOOKS READ MARCH 2018 Alister E. McGrath: Christianity’s Dangerous Idea: The Protestant Revolution—A History From the Sixteenth Century to the Twenty-First, New York, HarperOne, 2007. (478 pages + 78 pages of notes, references and index.) This is a large book … Continue reading

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