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Apocalypse 2020

December 30, 2020 Dr. Douglas Farrow 25

It has been an apocalyptic year. As one who teaches theology and ethics, and writes biblical commentary too, permit me to explain that an “apocalypse,” properly speaking, is not a disaster, a scene of death […]

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Christmas at the Hotel California

December 4, 2020 Dr. Douglas Farrow 16

“Stab, smite, slay!” roared Luther. Such was his advice to the German aristocracy during the notorious Peasants’ Revolt. Some of the latter doubtless had it coming, and Luther could justify his advice theologically with his […]

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The Health-First Heresy

August 7, 2020 Dr. Douglas Farrow 40

“Of all the sad and surreal things to happen in the past few months,” writes Mary Wakefield in The Spectator, “the Catholic church’s decision to abandon the dying was, for me, the worst.” Wakefield goes […]

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I, Nebuchadnezzar

January 12, 2020 Dr. Douglas Farrow 18

King Nebuchadnezzar made a golden statue whose height was sixty cubits and whose width was six cubits; he set it up on the plain of Dura in the province of Babylon. Then King Nebuchadnezzar sent for […]