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DOUBT BUT IS NOT DOUBT 12-23-05 Victor Urecki is a rabbi. He was invited to a panel discussion at a Presbyterian church and he anticipated this question: “Why is there so much violence in this world caused by religious fanaticism?” … Continue reading

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Perry Mann

Two days ago, a friend and I visited Perry Mann in Hinton, West Virginia. Mr. Mann describes himself as the village atheist. But being an atheist doesn’t seem to bother folks in Summers County who elected him Prosecuting Attorney twice … Continue reading

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More quotes of interest from my reading

From The Reformation by Will Durant “…men prefer the assurance of dogma to the diffidence of reason.” P4 “Our instincts were formed during a thousand centuries of insecurity and the chase; their once necessary vigor exceeds present social need; they … Continue reading

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From Sarvice, My Novel

An excerpt from Sarvice, a novel I am working on: The Good Seminarian Somehow, Junior ended up the next day in the dry, middle of nowhere watching antelope across the road graze with the cows. He felt like he had … Continue reading

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A Tribute Judy Lewis

Jim Lewis’ wife Judy died on September 5. Jim and Judy were a team fighting for social justice for the 59 years of their married life together. What follows comes from Under the Fig Tree, an inspiring Jim Lewis publication … Continue reading

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The Good Guys Win, The Racists Lose

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The Pope Campaigns For His Job

Excerpt from my Imagonna: Peace Corps Memories order on amazon.com or from me at 1525 Hampton Road, Charleston, WV. Send $10 plus $3 postage. Cardinal Montini The soccer field was outlined with decorative potted palm trees and the school band … Continue reading

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