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Music release from a former student

One of my best former students, USU Philosophy alum Dan Tate, has released his first album of original music, called Maybe Love.  The album release describes it thusly, “Spanning many genres—jazz, musical theater, folk, and pop—Maybe Love explores endings, new beginnings, and … Continue reading

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Theology on Tap

I will be the presenter for the Theology on Tap – Logan group tonight.  My topic is “Tolkien and Faierie Theology”.  All are welcome. Beehive Grill, 6:30pm

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Humanae Vitae documentary

This year is the 50th anniversary of one of the most significant and controversial encyclical letters of the last several hundred years – Humanae Vitae.  In that encyclical, Pope Paul VI reaffirmed Catholic teachings regarding marriage and family, most notably … Continue reading

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Two-Spacers, rejoice!

Readers of this blog may know that there is a fiery debate out there in the grammar world about whether you should have one or two spaces after sentence ending punctuation.  This seems to be, in part, a generational issue.  … Continue reading

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In defense of “Loving the sinner, hating the sin”

The phrase “love the sinner and hate the sin” has been a pretty standard part of Christian morality for a long time.  The exact phrase does not appear in the Bible, though it seems an apt summary of a number … Continue reading

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Stations of the Cross during Lent

For those interested, there will be a Stations of the Cross devotion every Friday during Lent at the St Jerome Newman Center at noon.  (So every Friday beginning this Friday the 16th and continuing through Good Friday on March 30th). … Continue reading

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Tolkien and Catholicism discussion

Tonight (Monday Nov 14) I will lead a discussion on Catholicism and the Lord of the Rings.  USU Catholic Newman Center (795 N 8000 E), 7pm. All are welcome

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