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Further musings on wealth and greed


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The sin that emerges in all its seriousness in “Luther on Greed” is that of what we put our trust in. We are exhorted that to obey the first commandment is to cling to, rely upon and look only to God for whatever one needs in any circumstance. That serves as a corrective to any

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Gluttony and other things deadly


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The Girl Talk blog, authored by four women from one family in Sovereign Grace Ministries in the US, is a blog that I read quite regularly. They have this week asked for suggestions for an upcoming blog series on food and gluttony, which I am going to read with interest. I recently did some thinking

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Fishpond


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The other day I came across a book website that I have never come across before, which seemed to have a great range of books – for sale from Australia, in Australian dollars, and without the exhorbitant postage you often pay ordering from Amazon. It’s called Fishpond. I have my eye on this book about

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The Child That Books Built


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Also while at CMS Summer School I spent some of the afternoon hanging about with the lovely Nixon’s in the apartment where they were staying, in between lazing about in Katoomba parks, and as always I had a cursory look at the bookshelf. There I spied an interesting looking book called The Child That Books

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The end of Sophie’s World


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I did finish Sophie’s World just before the weekend. To save a regurgitation of old material, and doubling of effort, if anyone is interested in a critique of the book I also went on to read Phillip Jensen’s essay “Whose history of philosophy?” (from Kategoria and also contained in the book Prodigal World: How we

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