176 results for d'Nalgar

No solution

“There can be no elegant solution to a poorly defined problem.” Dear Friends: This past summer I was privileged to participate in a very small retreat with four friends who came from totally different professional backgrounds and walks of…  [more]

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Gristle in your tea

This darling piece, another in the ongoing saga of “reasons to hate Muslims” (Sentinel Record, October 27, 2010, page 25), was a jewel of illogical brevity: Attacked by Muslims Dear editor: On Sept. 11, 2001, America was attacked…  [more]

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Snatched! The abridged version…

“O all ye exorcizers come and exorcize now, and ye clergymen draw nigh and clerge, For I wish to be purged of an urge.” — Ogden Nash, from “So Does Everybody Else, Only Not So Much” Can’t reconcile  [more]

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A Dangerous New Threat

  This young Jewish PhD candidate at the University of Chicago has written what I believe is an extremely insightful and timely essay — one that merits the urgent attention and concern of leaders in the fields of politics, religion and…  [more]

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It was a festive occasion

By Jacques d’Nalgar, Fourth of July, 2010   This I write, Octavius Fuluvim, humble servant of our Lord Jesus Christ, on the august occasion of a rare conjunction of our weekly gathering of Roman believers with the empire’s annual festivities…  [more]

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The Unknown Soldier

This sermon was Dr. Fosdick’s Armistice Day (now Veterans Day) sermon in 1933. After recalling his support for the First World War, Fosdick renounces war and pledges that never again will he support or sanction another, a pledge he  [more]

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So long Charley

Dear editor: Molly Ivins is long gone and Charley Reese has thrown in the towel.  All we’re left with now are the sanitized opinions of neocon apologists like Rich Lowrey, who just happens to be editor of the arch-conservative National…  [more]

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