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Chalking of the Doors

I know, and you know, that words are great. That writing, not only in the formation of abstract words but also in the movement-made-visible for the sake of communication, is a tremendous gift. So check out this nifty article about the “Chalking of the Doors.” I’d never heard of it, but it gives me pause in appreciation of our great many gifts, particularly the blessing and epiphany of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. ūüôā

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The Great Church Crisis

I learned about another Lutheran author! Bethany Kilcrease is Associate Professor of History at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. According to a biographical blurb, “She has written and spoken on late-Victorian Anglicanism and Parliamentary politics, Protestant responses to the Boer war, anti-Catholicism in popular literature, and the role of Victorian Catholic apologists in popularizing science.” Her book,¬†The Great Church Crisis and the End of English Erastianism, 1898-1906,¬†will be published and presumably released next Monday, December 12, 2016.

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