Deus Ex Machina

"This is the generation of the great LEVIATHAN, or rather, to speak more reverently of that mortal god, to which we own under the immortal God, our peace and defense." -Thomas Hobbes: Leviathan

Finding the Spirit’s Voice

The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God Romans 8:16 If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true. There is … Continue reading

December 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

In Defence of Western Pagans; Traditional Mindset =/= Western Christendom

Actually I am a Christian,” Tolkien wrote of himself, “and indeed a Roman Catholic, so that I do not expect ‘history’ to be anything but a ‘long defeat’— though it contains … Continue reading

December 25, 2015 · 8 Comments

The Pagans Sought the Desire of all Nations; Reflections on the Magi

For thus saith the Lord of hosts; Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land; and … Continue reading

December 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Proposal for Justice Reforms; Stripes and Dismemberment for Jail and Death

A seventh [Law of Nature] is, that in revenges, (that is, retribution of evil for evil,) men look not at the greatness of the evil past, but the greatness of … Continue reading

December 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Providential Preparation of China for the Gospel in the Opium War and the Cultural Revolution

Three Chinese Philosophies of Old To Three Uses of the Law mould. The first be Legalism by disciplined means, To control chaos and punish fiends. The second be vain symbolic Confucian … Continue reading

December 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Some Quotes from and Notes on “The Church of the East: A Concise History”

Lately I have been reading The Church of the East: A Concise History and have learned a lot from it. I would like to jot down some random notes and observations on … Continue reading

December 18, 2015 · 2 Comments

Trolling the Americans on the Fourth of July

I spent a couple of weeks in America last June-July and posed a dare on my Facebook. I said that I would sing God Save the Queen at the heart … Continue reading

December 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Thoughts on the Jewish Question; Reflections on the Latest Vatican Reflections

I ask, then, has God rejected his people? By no means! For I myself am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, a member of the tribe of Benjamin. God has not rejected … Continue reading

December 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Donald Trump as Pontius Pilate; Recognising the Effects of Theological Beliefs

The Jews answered him, “We have a law, and according to that law he ought to die because he has made himself the Son of God.” When Pilate heard this … Continue reading

December 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Logical Gap between St Peter and the Bishop of Rome

And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. -Matthew 16:18 Formulating the Conclusion When … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment