Monthly Archives: July 2014

Levinas’ or Levinas’s ?

Part of my PhD dissertation is about the philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas (1906-1995). A critical issue in any English language discussion of this philosopher is this: what is the correct possessive to use with the philosopher’s last name? Is it … Continue reading

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. . . and My Reply to Mr. McConaghy.

Dear Mr. McConaghy: Thank you again for your e-mail to me. It is always helpful when Christians have the opportunity to discuss their differences. It allows us to re-examine our rationales for particular conclusions, and acknowledges the paradox of diversity … Continue reading

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A Response to That Article In Maclean’s

With permission, I am posting a response I received to the article that appeared in Maclean’s http://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/red-light-from-the-church/ My reply will be in the next post on this blog. The e-mail is from Mr. Brian McConaghy of Ratanak International http://www.ratanak.org . … Continue reading

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The Value of Paying Attention #2 (The Limits of Blogging)

Originally posted on In A Spacious Place:
Two interesting responses to yesterday’s post on “The Value of Paying Attention”. Tress observes in relationship to activity in the Comments Section of “In A Spacious Place” (IASP): lately I have been wondering…

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Macleans interviews Some Anglicans about Bill C-36 and Sex Workers

Along with Sister Elizabeth Ann SSJD and the Rev. David Opheim of Toronto, I was interviewed about Bill C-36 for an article in Macleans. Here’s the article. http://www.macleans.ca/politics/ottawa/anglicans-call-prostitution-bill-immoral/

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On Being Human

A long, long time ago – 1995 – Joan Osborne became a one-hit wonder with a song called “What if God was One of Us? Maybe you remember it. It is marked by Ms. Osborne’s remarkable voice, Eric Bazilian’s brilliant … Continue reading

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No Saints, No Heros, No Martyrs

I spent ten years as the rector of the Parish of Pender & Saturna Islands. By all accounts it was a good incumbency, and we did many good things. But, a few years after I left, it all started to … Continue reading

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