Moloch: A Call for a More Sensitive Reappraisal

Monday, January 12, 2009 \AM\.\Mon\.
Moloch!

Moloch!

“If men became pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament!” Such full sexual equality presently eludes us at the level of mere biology; yet, we can even now begin to explore spiritually the sacred dimensions of abortion. Indeed, even within Western “civilization” there are ancient traditions that can aid us in an effort to reconstruct a radical, yet sacramental, view of abortion.

In order to develop a spirituality of abortion and facilitate dialogue between pre- and post-Christian traditions, let us begin with an examination of Gnosticism.

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Blagojevich Impeached

Monday, January 12, 2009 \AM\.\Mon\.

Blagojevich impeached in a cliffhanger, with the vote for impeachment only 114-1.  Here is the House report on which the impeachment vote was based.  Blagojevich is the first Illinois governor to be impeached which is rather remarkable when you consider some of the public thieves who have misgoverned my state.  Now on to the Senate for the trial.  Blagojevich is vowing to fight on, and I expect his legal team to pull every possible maneuver to delay the inevitable.


In the Spirit of Vatican III Search Engine

Monday, January 12, 2009 \AM\.\Mon\.

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Jeff Miller explains all about it at The Curt Jester.