Category Archives: comparative_religion

A shout in the street

After having temporarily dislodged my kneecap, I spent a few moments unable to think of anything else but that ice-cold, roiling ache. I barely opened my eyes as I swore continuously and rather loudly, entirely out of keeping with the … Continue reading

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Agony written by a country churchyard

In a bid to say farewell to some of the places I’ve habitually cycled through, on Friday I took a roundabout route to Leafield, a quiet, hilltop village. It was all I could do to get out of my funk, … Continue reading

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If you like Speak You're Branes so much why dont you live their

Current affairs abound in dichotomies, real and imagined. The past few days have taught me that right this news-second there are two people in this great nation of ours: those who are in an almighty froth over Rowan Williams’ recent … Continue reading

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Dydd Dewi Sant hapless

It’s almost a feature of Wikipedia, rather than a bug, that any articles that aren’t about Perl or Tolkien tend to present all the facts to hand, often with embarrassing “citation needed” links besides anything for which they don’t have … Continue reading

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Stick it in your priest-hole

Cat and Girl know how to get my juices flowing: one-on-one wrestling between a priest and a rabbi. There needs to be an addendum, though, and I’m surprised that C&G, with its emphasis on the meta, didn’t provide it. If … Continue reading

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