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Steven Allen
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On the Icons
I was asked recently why we Orthodox have icons, and how do they not fall under the condemnation of idols and graven images pronounced in the Law.  Here is my answer: We have them for the same reason people keep paintings or (nowadays) pictures of their lov...
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"The Bible Says", and Other Terrible Sayings
Often, in the Protestant milieu, one hears such things as, "The Bible says ... ", followed by their pet heresy or denial of the Truth. This is patent silliness.  The Bible doesn't "say" anything.  It just sits there on the desk.  Opened or closed?  Doesn't ...
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On the Traditionalist/Perennialist School
At one point, I studied, absorbed, and even kind of believed the teachings of an early 20th century philosophy known as Perennialism , or The Traditionalist School .  (The two are not the same, but they are interrelated, and for the purposes of this post, w...
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PRESIDENT TRUMP …
PRESIDENT TRUMP …
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This was one of my go-to CD's in my teen years. I still think very well of it! The Marshalls and their music had a big influence on my formative years. From as long as I can remember, they would come to Frederick Baptist Temple (now Church) every year or two. They were always a blessing.
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On the Electoral College: The Last Vestiges of the Old Republic
I encountered the following on Facebook. "Make everyone's vote count equally. Eliminate the Electoral College. Do you agree?"

The answer I gave is as follows, reblogged here for those who won't see it there: No, I do not. I actually propose restoring the...
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