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Andrew McGowan
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Educator, historian, Anglican priest
Educator, historian, Anglican priest

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On Blessing; Beatitudes, Knowledge, and Power
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Blessed are the meek…" (Matt 5:3-5) (Nuccio DiNuzzo / Chicago Tribune) I don’t know really what these words mean. It’s OK, neither...

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Let's Fully Welcome Refugees
This past week a banner was unfurled on the tower of the Cathedral, with the words "Let's fully welcome refugees". This election season we can speak freely about refugee policy in for all the wrong reasons - since neither major party has been willing to giv...

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Twelfth Night: The Manger and the Cross
S. Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna Merry Christmas! I hope Christmas has been good for you, all twelve days, and here we are on Twelfth Night, the Eve of the Epiphany - so for the last time, Merry Christmas, and for the first, Happy Epiphany. This is a time betwe...

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Comfort and joy...and hell.

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Hell
Vaux Passional (c.1500). National Library of Wales [Sermon preached at Christ Church, New Haven, Advent 4 , December 18 2016] The streets and the airwaves alike are now full of the virtues and themes of the season: comfort and joy, warmth and goodness, peac...

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Model of the Jerusalem Temple (Wikipedia Commons) "As for these things that you see, the days will come when not one stone will be left upon another; all will be thrown down." Today’s readings, close to the end of the liturgical year, may seem to have an ap...
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