Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Year (Almost) Without an Advent

Like many churches in Central Maine, Old South had to cancel worship for the two Sundays before Christmas—Advent territory. For the first of those cancellations, a raging snowstorm rolled in at exactly the most inconvenient time, making travel to and … Continue reading

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Lessons in the Holiday Season

One of the best literary Christmas pageant scenes is in John Irving’s A Prayer for Owen Meany. What makes it so great, of course, is that it is so funny. And, what makes it so funny is that everything goes … Continue reading

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Lessons I Should Have Learned in Divinity School #2: More Physics

Newton’s law of motion: an object at rest tends to stay at rest and an object in motion tends to stay in motion. My last blog entry focused on momentum, and how that concept finds its place in a discussion … Continue reading

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