Augustine’s Exposition of Psalm 3

As usual, Augustine points us to Christ in the Psalms. The words, I slept, and took rest; and rose, for the Lord will take me up, lead us to believe that this Psalm is to be understood as in the Person of Christ; for they sound more applicable to the Passion and Resurrection of our …

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The Federalist Papers, No. 25 – The Same Subject Continued (The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered)

The Same Subject Continued (The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered) From the New York Packet Friday, December 21, 1787 By: Alexander Hamilton   In continuing with the discussion of what the new Union would need regarding its common defense, Hamilton points out that since our individual states are not just border-mates with …

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Augustine (401) – Of the Good of Marriage

Thanks for reading this latest installment from my current project of reading (and blogging) through Augustine’s works. This book, known as "Of the Good of Marriage" is stated by the editor as follows "This treatise, and the following (Of Holy Virginity), were written against somewhat that still remained of the heresy of Jovinian... That Augustine …

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Augustine (400) – Letter 55, To Januarius – Sabbath, Sacraments, Psalmody

Thanks for reading this latest installment from my current project of reading (and blogging) through Augustine’s works. This book is known as Letter 55 (A.D. 400) [Also called Book II of Replies to Questions of Januarius.] To His Beloved Son Januarius, Augustine Sends Greeting in the Lord. These are  longer letters and the two letters …

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Augustine (400) – Letter 54, To Januarius

Thanks for reading this latest installment from my current project of reading (and blogging) through Augustine’s works. This book is known as Letter 54 (A.D. 400) [Also called Book I of Replies to Questions of Januarius.] To His Beloved Son Januarius, Augustine Sends Greeting in the Lord. These are longer letters and the two letters …

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The Laymen’s Cup Interviewed Me About Baptism in the Early Church

On the latest episode of The Laymen's Cup, I joined them to discuss some of my findings from my series here. The podcast episode is here. Or find them in any of your podcast apps! My series can be found here. We discussed the fact, first of all, that immersion was overwhelming practiced. Then we …

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