Author Archives: Thomas

Remarkably True to his Word

Tony Abbott, MP, former Prime Minister of Australia writes: Even 18 months into his presidency, the world is still having trouble coming to grips with Donald Trump, the most unconventional president ever. Still, he’s not a bad dream from which … Continue reading

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Anglican Daily Office

  Day 1 – Morning Prayer 001 |00:00:00| Blessed is the man 002 |00:02:37| Why do the heathen 003 |00:07:04| Lord, how are they increased 004 |00:09:51| Hear me when I call 005 |00:12:35| Ponder my words Day 1 – … Continue reading

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Psalms: Westminster Choir

From The Book of Common Prayer (1662 of course) 00:00:00 | Psalm 8 – O Lord our Governour 00:02:32 | Psalm 15 – Lord, who shall dwell in thy tabernacle 00:04:42 | Psalm 19 – The heavens declare the glory … Continue reading

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Knuth on Bible Study

In the introduction to his book “3:16 Bible Texts Illuminated“, Donald E. Knuth writes: “There are two ways to read the Bible. Method 1: We can read it straight through, for context. By reading at normal speed, we can follow … Continue reading

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Dealing with Corruption

From Fr Dwight Longenecker’s article “Help, I’m Sinking in the Quicksand of Scandal‘: … When you stop again and think again, why did you expect anything else, and furthermore, wouldn’t you be suspicious of a church which wasn’t riddled with … Continue reading

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On Disagreements

Our son recently messaged: “I just don’t get how you can claim to be a Christian and support this administration.” I replied: Yes, I know that Daniel and I find it VERY interesting that you can not. While years ago … Continue reading

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Some Books on Mathematical Analysis

Understanding Analysis, 2nd edition, by Stephen Abbott Complex Variables, 2nd edition, by Robert Ash Measure and Category, 2nd edition, by John Oxtoby These have a similar style which I admire. By the way, I’m a Platonist insofar as I agree … Continue reading

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