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August 24, 2010

Volume 127, Issue #17


Sunday, September 5, 2010: Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18

John Calvin grounded our need to know God in our createdness: "What is the chief end of human life?" he asked, and answered, "To know God by whom we were created." This yearning is not the same as our need to "know" other human beings.

Sunday, August 29, 2010: Luke 14:1, 7-14

In Williamsburg, Virginia, where I live, the fraternities and sororities of The College of William & Mary invite new members in (and leave others out). What's in and what's out translates cunningly into who's in and who's out.

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